[erlang-questions] erlang for programming a text editor

Robert Virding <>
Mon Nov 2 13:18:44 CET 2009


2009/11/2 Michael Turner <>

>
> But aren't text editors supposed to be written in TECO?
>
> So, obviously, the first order of business is a TECO interpreter
> implemented in Erlang, taking all possible advantage of its ease of
> hotswapping modules, and of seamlessly scaling to many processes and
> many processors.
>
> It could be a challenge.  I believe that nobody has looked at this
> particular problem before.  I feel as if I am standing silent, with a
> wild surmise, upon a peak in Darien.
>

Ah, a true believer in the old gods! Yes, of course this is the true path to
greatness, but unfortunately many young apprentices have no knowledge of the
old ways.

Robert


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