Distel, the other way around

Bengt Kleberg Bengt.Kleberg@REDACTED
Wed Dec 17 09:50:14 CET 2003

Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> Hi,
> I got this idea that might not be new (but then I'd love to hear why it doesn't
> work). I suppose Luke should have been thinking about something like this.
> I think I am not alone when I wish there was a nicer interface to Erlang than
> the shell, visually and functionally. Distel is a great tool, but what I'd like
> to see is more like how Mozart/Oz does it: the integration is tighter, and there
> are colors ;-)
> This is why I thought: why not use Distel the other way around, to drive Emacs
> from Erlang. If we can call Emacs functions from Erlang, then we can build a
> nice front-end.


for more inspiration you might want to look at libsmg that comes with 
wily (http://www.cs.yorku.ca/~oz/wily). it has the neccessary  functions 
to use wily as a frontend to another program.


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