[erlang-questions] facebook chat server

zambal <>
Thu May 22 09:22:24 CEST 2008


On May 22, 4:56 am, "Steve Vinoski" <> wrote:
> What all those years of CORBA taught me, BTW, is that RPC, for a
> number of reasons, is generally A Really Bad Idea. Call it a hard-won
> lesson. The Erlang flavor of RPC is great because the entire Erlang
> system has distribution fundamentally designed and built into it, but
> for normal languages, RPC creates more problems than it solves.
>
> --steve

Would you care to elaborate on why you think using RPC could be a bad
idea? Some people at my company are trying to push the use of SOAP in
our development process and I'm not sure if it's worth the added
complexity, so I can use some good counter arguments ;-)

Thanks,
Vincent




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