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From Robert Newson <robert.new...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: why erlang?
Date Mon, 16 Aug 2010 20:28:23 GMT
Just one point from me. The distributed goop in Erlang is pretty much
just for the everyone-connected-to-everyone-else old school cluster
model. I don't think it's useful for the kind of scale I associate
with CouchDB at all.

B.

On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 9:25 PM, Randall Leeds <randall.leeds@gmail.com> wrote:
> There is no reason I see why HTTP is not a valid transport for a DHT nor any
> reason why it is not possible to gossip over HTTP. I think it's confusing
> the issue to blame HTTP for any problem Couch has with distribution.
>
> Enlighten me if I'm wrong, of course.
>
> On Aug 16, 2010 1:19 PM, "Jan Lehnardt" <jan@apache.org> wrote:
>
>
> On 16 Aug 2010, at 22:11, Noah Slater wrote:
>
>>
>> On 16 Aug 2010, at 20:52, Miles Fidelman wrote:
> ...
> I'd like to add that Miles does have a point, but we have good reasons to
> have HTTP for now and in the future. It doesn't mean that applying
> specializations where applicable is not an option (double negative :).
>
> Cheers
> Jan
> --
>

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