Fri May 5 18:39:24 CEST 2006
I have witnessed each attempt to answer these kind of
networking implementation questions. I feel that the
reason the question keeps coming up is because the
answer given (RTFM like I told you the first time) is
THIS link told me more than all the erlang docs
combined. This should help!
--- a <kg9020@REDACTED> wrote:
> Please forgive me for the misunderstanding I caused
> by the way I
> stated my questions. The information I am looking
> for is based on
> the following.
> The packet sniffer program is a class project
> normally done in Java.
> Java is taught at the college ... several Java
> books are on the
> shelf ...etc I have watched several Java
> instructors take a while
> to complete this project in a timely manner.
> I have been looking at Erlang since this past
> Erlang has been successfully loaded on Solaris
> x86 and sparc ,
> Mac os x, linux, and windows. I am also using the
> The Question about current OS support my fault
> I am currently following the OTP tutorial material
> I have permission from the professor to use Erlang
> instead of Java.
> I want to be sure there there will be enough
> resources to finish
> the journey and possibly recommend the program be
> offered as course
> of instruction.
> I wanted to know that since there a currently no
> books on the shelf
> if Lisp would help in the learning process
> I have also noticed that several companies that
> started projects in
> Erlang self taught from the ACM presentations like
> mentioned needing to hire a trainer to help solve
> some issues in
> there project
> That it is good practice to use OTP methods which
> superseded the
> methods in the original Erlang book.
> On May 4, 2006, at 8:34 AM, Matthias Lang wrote:
> > arthur ingram writes:
> >> I am new to erlang would like a good learning
> process ...of how write
> >> network programs like parsing ip packets... I
> noticed several
> >> tutorials ...
> > You've asked your question four times now, in
> varying forms. The
> > answers you've received were good. They pointed
> you in the right
> > direction. The way forward now is more reading,
> more thinking, some
> > doing and, once you've done that, perhaps more
> > Here's a top-secret page with links to Erlang
> > http://www.erlang.org/doc.html
> >> Going forward will support for different
> platforms continue
> >> to grow ... Opensolaris including sparc , BSDs,
> Mac OS X, .....
> > According to both the README file at the top of
> the source tree and
> > the Erlang FAQ, erlang already works just fine on
> solaris sparc, BSDs
> > and Mac OS X.
> > Matthias
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