[erlang-questions] facebook chat server

Igor Ribeiro Sucupira <>
Sun May 18 04:31:02 CEST 2008


I'm too lazy to read about Thrift, so I'll ask my question here (:p):
Why is this better than using CORBA?

Thanks.
Igor.

On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 3:18 PM, Kevin A. Smith
<> wrote:
> Thrift is quite interesting. It's been accepted as an Apache project
> and is currently in the project incubator. We're using it at work as
> an RPC mechanism across several different langauges (PHP, Python, and
> Java). It works quite well.
>
> --Kevin
> On May 15, 2008, at 2:01 PM, Ulf Wiger wrote:
>
>> Yes, and thrift sounds interesting too. It took me a while to find the
>> erlang-related stuff
>> in trunk/, but there is some - in
>> http://svn.facebook.com/svnroot/thrift/trunk/tutorial/erl/,
>> for example.
>>
>> BR,
>> Ulf W
>>
>> 2008/5/15 Torbjorn Tornkvist <>:
>>> I picked up this on the #erlang channel:
>>>
>>> http://www.facebook.com/notes.php?id=9445547199
>>>
>>>
>>> Pretty cool!
>>>
>>> --Tobbe
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