[erlang-questions] IP packet manipulation within Erlang

Toby Thain toby@REDACTED
Sat Jan 9 02:39:00 CET 2010

On 8-Jan-10, at 4:16 PM, Chandru wrote:

> 2010/1/8 Toby Thain <toby@REDACTED>
>> On 7-Jan-10, at 6:11 PM, Chandru wrote:
>>> Sorry Trevor, I tried hard to recollect, but I can't remember. I do
>>> remember
>>> giving up using Erlang in frustration, and writing it in C, much  
>>> to my
>>> annoyance because I could've done some really complex processing  
>>> with the
>>> packet stream if I could get them into Erlang.
>> Are you saying the complex processing would have been simpler in  
>> Erlang?
>> What specifically was impossible in C?
> I didn't say anything was impossible, it is just that I write code  
> much
> faster in erlang than in C. It feels like a chore having to write  
> code in C
> these days. Sure there are good reasons for it, but I can't be  
> bothered.

Right, understood. Just didn't quite parse that from your comment.

> Chandru

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