[Chicago] Erlang Envy, was Re: Stackless

Kumar McMillan kumar.mcmillan at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 00:03:56 CEST 2007

On 6/5/07, Pete <pfein at pobox.com> wrote:
> [3] At some point, I want to implement a Queue-like API on HTTP with REST-like
> semantics. See
> http://grassyknoll.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/grassyknoll/plaza/MailBox.py

This service looks sweet:

A huge challenge in decoupled SOA environments is sending a message
somewhere with a 100% guarantee that it doesn't get lost (when taking
rapture into consideration, 99.999% is usually acceptable).  This is a
*lot* harder than it sounds.  For business applications, it starts to
make the cost of Amazon SQS look cheap ;)


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