[Twisted-Python] I found an interisting comment about Twisted vs. Erlang

Steve Steiner (listsin) listsin at integrateddevcorp.com
Tue Sep 29 15:02:21 EDT 2009

On Sep 29, 2009, at 2:16 PM, Alec Matusis wrote:

> I have been a long time Twisted user, and I do not know Erlang.
> I run into this interesting comment in engineering notes on Facebook  
> Chat
> scalability:
> http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=51412338919&comments
> “Leif K-Brooks
> I'm curious whether you considered using the Python library Twisted
> (http://twistedmatrix.com/) before deciding on Erlang. Its  
> architecture is
> also supposed to be able to support a large number of concurrent
> connections. I would be interested in hearing about any issues you
> discovered with it.
> February 18 at 3:17am · Report
> Lawrence Oluyede
> TwistedMatrix does not possess the capabilities of Erlang, not even  
> close.
> February 18 at 4:35am · Report
> What do you guys think?

Doesn't sound like he even knows the name of the library.

I'm sure they did a thorough analysis  ;-).


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