[erlang-questions] Forget Erlang on the Java VM. More language on the Erlang VM are needed!

mats cronqvist mats.cronqvist@REDACTED
Thu Nov 29 12:04:05 CET 2007

On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 11:31 +0100, Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) wrote:
> mats cronqvist skrev:
> > On Wed, 2007-11-28 at 16:23 +0100, Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) wrote:
> >> Joel Reymont skrev:
> >>> You can have this without porting Erlang to Mono, just write 'ei'
> >>> for Mono.
> >> I personally doubt that performance would be sufficient for a GUI-
> >> intensive app.
> > 
> >   i disagree. using gtknode, i can write 10,000 rows to a TreeView
> > widget with reasonable performance (a few seconds).
> >   i'm sure the same (or at least close to it) could be done with Mono.
> >   there are of course other good reasons not to use Mono (e.g. microsoft
> > patents.)
> > 
> >   mats
> It could well be, and your experience with gtknode is of course far
> greater than mine. (:
> I based my assumption on some example applications I've seen, where
> I thought that drawing several different widgets in a window was
> observably slow. I didn't study the phenomenon in detail, though.

  well, while it is possible to make it pretty fast, it is of course
quite easy to make it very slow...


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