[erlang-questions] Why do "interface to language X" projects all seem to die out?

Garrett Smith <>
Wed Aug 31 20:58:01 CEST 2016


On Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 1:55 PM, Garrett Smith <> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 1:49 PM, Michael Truog <> wrote:
>> On 08/31/2016 08:50 AM, Garrett Smith wrote:
>>>
>> Based on https://github.com/hdima/erlport/issues/15 erlport isn't accepting
>> changes and is dead.
>
> There aren't many Erlang projects that don't have a bus count of ~ 1 :)
>
> Nonetheless this is a very impressive project and its patterns can be
> applied to any language.
>
> In terms of providing access to external libraries, I'd take this
> route over the distributed Erlang protocol.

We're also talking about interfaces that rarely change, to someone's
earlier point.


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