[erlang-questions] newbie: why c.erl is special?
Wed Mar 5 21:22:16 CET 2008
IIRC there was a problem with systools, building .boot and .script
with packages in the picture. That was a few years ago, not sure what
the situation is now.
On Mar 5, 2008, at 1:28 PM, Vance Shipley wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 12:21:30PM -0600, David Mercer wrote:
> } If this is what everyone seems to want, why hasn't the package
> } caught on?
> A very good question. There have been very few user contributions
> written with packages. Package support is not official yet either.
> So we seem to have a chicken and egg situation. If it were supported
> folks would adopt it. If folks adopted it it would get supported.
> There were arguments against the concept however. I'll leave it
> to the CS types to argue that one. I found packages really useful
> to handle authentication plugins in a project I did several years ago.
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