[erlang-questions] wxErlang release

Dan Gudmundsson <>
Fri Mar 6 12:06:42 CET 2009



Steve Davis wrote:
> I think you may have misunderstood my idea. The GS implementation does 
> have all those issues, and wxErlang does solve them. What I'm actually 
> thinking of is a separate "facade" layer over the top of wxE that you 
> code to like you would code to like you code to GS, and it transforms 
> the calls into wxE calls.

I guess I'm not expressing myself very well, I tried to motivate why I think this is a 
good idea, e.g. to build a GS like api on top of wx (which the haskell port have) that was 
actually the plan of the original master thesis author.

I don't think I will have the time to do it. So please have a go at it.

Regards
/Dan

> The GS-style facade can then add all the extra control goodness of wxE 
> to the GS interface but would shield you from some (most?) of the labor. 
> That way you get the best of both worlds. Another way of looking at it 
> is an erlang-style XRC that is specified as a term and thus could be 
> read by file:consult and just junked into a xxx:create_tree call.
> 
> Given your answer - I guess this isn't being worked on, so I'll have a 
> bash at a POC as I get time.
> 
> Best,
> Steve
> 
> 



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