Prolog interface and ASCII parsing

Rupert Meese Rupert.Meese@REDACTED
Tue Dec 20 11:25:48 CET 2005


I am trying to create an interface between parts of my system in Erlang 
and prolog.  However, I can not see a way of creating a communication 
channel over which I can send from prolog an ACSII list to be parsed in 
Erlang as an Erlang term.  That is, in Erlang I can use file:read() to 
read a term, but only from a file, not a pipe.  I can create a link using 
gen_tcp:*, open_port() etc. but receive binary objects or lists of bytes 
that I can not see how parse as ASCII Erlang terms.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Rupert Meese
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