[Openstack] Queue Service, next steps
chris.behrens at RACKSPACE.COM
Mon Feb 21 13:34:43 UTC 2011
I am very concerned about seeing a lot of "I'd love to learn Erlang" on something we probably don't want to screw up. At the same time, I know there's a number of us very experienced with C/C++ (even with respect to concurrency/scalability).
On Feb 21, 2011, at 2:40 AM, Thierry Carrez wrote:
> Quick comment on the languages from a dev community perspective:
> The Nova/Swift community is Python-based, so you won't directly reuse
> it, whether you use C++ or Erlang. For new contributors, you either
> target very experienced C++ developers (to get concurrency/scalability
> right), or moderately-experienced Erlang devs. Both probably come in
> short supplies... but you might find more people willing to learn Erlang
> than people willing to perfect their C++ skills (me for example).
> I've a slight preference for Erlang because it will probably be more
> difficult to do it wrong, and my gut feeling is that Python devs might
> be more convertible to Erlang than to C++.
> Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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