Object Database shaped Pony Re: Why Perl needs a VM

Jonathan Stowe jns at gellyfish.com
Wed Sep 5 21:30:43 BST 2007

On Wed, 2007-09-05 at 16:01 -0400, jesse wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 03:47:06PM -0400, Matt Sergeant wrote:
> > jesse wrote:
> > >
> > >A crock as a mail platform, sure. But show me another disconnectable
> > >syncable database app designed to let users build their own databases.
> > >Please. I'd like one. Badly.
> > 
> > CouchDB?
> > 
> > (I'm shooting from the hip here, I have no idea if it's applicable or not).
> I'm not convinced that their sync strategies get what I want. But it
> does seem like the closest backend to what I want. (And has been getting
> All The Buzz[tm] this week.)
> Has anyone we know done anything more than look at the wiki?

I got infected by the hype and tried to build it and discovered it was
written in Erlang which proved to be a bit of a hurdle...

... but on the other hand now I know there are at least two people who
use Erlang (I saw a job advert the other day which mentioned it.)

Your religion sucks

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