[erlang-questions] Killer Erlang tools

Toby Thain <>
Wed Jun 13 03:28:00 CEST 2007


On 12-Jun-07, at 5:45 PM, Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:

>> After I posted, I wondered if I'd misread your mail, and you were
>> actually planning a platform independent core with a fancy OS X-
>> optimised Cocoa version. But apparently I did not...
>>
>> Doesn't this seriously limit the market - or if non-commercial,
>> "audience" - for your tool? Which means it's not going to do the
>> Erlang platform any favours either, if that was your aim.
>
> It looks like Safari is now ported to Windows and thus there is a port
> of Cocoa. I don't have any more details, but it would be
> interesting...

OS X + Windows != portable. In any case as others point out, a Cocoa  
runtime for Windows is so far a dream.

That's not to say that portable GUIs are easy. Frameworks all suck.

--T

>
> regards,
> Vlad




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