[erlang-questions] What's the status of erl_com, the Erlang-to-COM bridge?

Rapsey <>
Wed Oct 15 13:42:14 CEST 2008


I'm sure Java has what you need, so why not go through jinterface?


Sergej

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 11:31 AM, Robert Raschke <>wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 5:52 AM, David Mitchell <>
> wrote:
> > Thanks Jakob and Kenneth for your responses.
> >
> > I need to hook Erlang to a variety of external applications (MQ, Tibco
> > Rendezvous, Oracle), none of which have "native" Erlang interfaces but
> > all have COM interfaces available.  Comet looked like a good fit
> > (assuming I ran Erlang on a Windows box), but based on your comments
> > I'll look elsewhere.  That probably means building a C port for MQ and
> > Tibco, and I may be able to get away with using ODBC for Oracle.
> >
> > If you need any votes of support to revive COMET within Ericsson,
> > please let me know ;->
>
> If you don't want to use something like C#, then I can recommend Lua
> together with LuaCOM for interfacing to COM. I would guess that it's
> not very hard to wrap a COM interface with this and expose it to
> Erlang through a port. Still, a little bit of work would be required.
>
> Robby
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