Fri Nov 28 09:06:03 CET 2003
I agree with Hal - it depends on your application, but the other languages
shouldn't(?!) be a problem. CORBA language mappings (that I know of):
Understanding IDL is rather simple; for those who have used C/C++ or Java
it's just like a walk in the park and a compact way to define your
API (especially compared to, for example, XML etc). You can find a
step-by-step description via:
On Thu, 27 Nov 2003, Hal Snyder wrote:
> bry@REDACTED writes:
> > I'm in the preliminary sketching out of some
> > stuff I want to work on in the near future,
> > for this work I want to use mnesia, but I
> > don't want to use erlang for all my code, so
> > I want to interface to mnesia from a third
> > language, unfortunately (or fortunately
> > from my point of view) this language doesn't
> > have corba, and hell, come to think of it, I
> > don't have corba, or more than a cursory
> > acquaintence with idl!
> > so what I would like to do is to communicate
> > via a port from language a to erlang and
> > pass in tables to mnesia.
> > is there anything like that in tutorial or
> > implementation form already?
> It depends on your app, the other languages, etc.
> Have you looked at UBF? I would start there in many cases.
> or you could look at erl_interface
> or jinterface
> or yaws
> or inets
> or unix pipe (Erlang port) - we do this to some SQL servers
> maybe even SNMP
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