A Pythonista's Impressions of Erlang

Chris Pressey cpressey@REDACTED
Wed Jan 26 06:39:36 CET 2005

On Thu, 13 Jan 2005 23:06:05 -0800
Rob <erlq@REDACTED> wrote:

> Chris Pressey wrote:
> > On Thu, 13 Jan 2005 14:45:19 +0100
> > Fredrik Thulin <ft@REDACTED> wrote:
> > 
> > [of links.html]
> > 
> >>Does not resolve :
> >>
> >>http://www.catseye.mb.ca/erlang/
> > 
> > 
> > Wow, that brings back memories...
> > 
> > If you want to change it, I guess the present-day equivalent is
> > 
> >     http://catseye.webhop.net/projects/?keyword=erl 
> > Or you can just remove it.
> Please, don't remove it - the examples Chris has of esoteric
> languages, games and other projects written in erlang are valuable
> given the limited number of available erlang programs from different
> coders. Creative implementations of small language interpreters are
> useful code templates for all kinds of projects.
> Chris, is there a way to get a simplified form of the project pages so
> that one could do a recursive wget to easily pull all the files for a
> given project (the current pages loop around due to the sorting option
> links)? I don't see a way to do it other than one file at a time, am I
> missing something obvious?

There should be links to tarballs at the top of each project's root
page.  So for example, on:


there's a link to


You should also be able to use a Subversion client to pull down the
latest files for a project, like so:

    svn checkout svn://catseye.mine.nu/animals/current animals

But I haven't tested this extensively yet (which is why there's nothing
on the site that indicates that it's possible yet...)  If you'd like to
confirm that it works, that'd be great.


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