[erlang-questions] Erlang VM in Rust

Heinz N. Gies <>
Thu Sep 14 23:49:43 CEST 2017


Oh yes don’t get me wrong, rust IS great, I use it for some applications myself, but those applications are short running or frequently restarting (like a browse ;) the occasional update there is not a problem at all, but yea the kind of things erlang is often used probably doesn’t share that characteristic.
> On 14. Sep 2017, at 00:25, Anthony Ramine <> wrote:
> 
> Just don't use unstable features. You can do a damn lot without them, like the whole style system of Servo that is landing in Firefox 57.
> 
> 	https://hacks.mozilla.org/2017/08/inside-a-super-fast-css-engine-quantum-css-aka-stylo/
> 
> That may not be the correct venue to discuss this, of course. :)
> 
> The argument about embedded platforms in 100% correct, though. Rust isn't ready yet on that front.
> 
>> Le 13 sept. 2017 à 17:11, Heinz N. Gies <> a écrit :
>> 
>> For once Rust is in it’s infancy, the whole language still changes, code that works today might not work tomorrow and libraries often depend on nightly builds and new features.
> 

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