[erlang-questions] Fwd: What problem are we trying to solve here? [was Erland users group [was re: languages in use? [was: Time for OTP to be Renamed?]]]

Gordon Guthrie <>
Tue Feb 18 09:02:49 CET 2014


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Gordon Guthrie <>
Date: 18 February 2014 08:02
Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] What problem are we trying to solve here?
[was Erland users group [was re: languages in use? [was: Time for OTP to be
Renamed?]]]
To: Anthony Ramine <>


I'm not saying anything about the final state - but you need to start
somewhere with A COMMUNITY THAT PEOPLE CAN JOIN...

Even a listing of packages is a step forward from the current nonsense we
have.

Gordon


On 18 February 2014 00:52, Anthony Ramine <> wrote:

> My own opinion is that any Erlang package manager relying on GitHub for
> whatever more than hosting a simple Git repository is doomed to fail. Feel
> free to disprove me through making one.
>
> Companies make money around Erlang, if they want such a thing, money will
> need to be thrown at it for the infrastructure, there is just no way around
> it. If an index should be, the applications going into the main one are
> going to need some level of validation, otherwise it's just a garbage bin
> which language zealots will use to tell the world we have 66,000 packages
> available.
>
> Validation means testing, continuous integration and all that entails.
> GitHub will not help you here.
>
> --
> Anthony Ramine
>
> Le 18 févr. 2014 à 00:12, Ludovic Demblans <> a écrit
> :
>
> > "Who handles the repository index"
>
> _______________________________________________
> erlang-questions mailing list
> 
> http://erlang.org/mailman/listinfo/erlang-questions
>



-- 
---
Gordon Guthrie
CEO vixo.com
@gordonguthrie
+44 (0) 7776 251669 (in Bonnie Scotland!)

vixo is made in Scotland from electrons



-- 
---
Gordon Guthrie
CEO vixo.com
@gordonguthrie
+44 (0) 7776 251669 (in Bonnie Scotland!)

vixo is made in Scotland from electrons
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/attachments/20140218/ae77a101/attachment.html>


More information about the erlang-questions mailing list