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Erlang on LLVM? or: Outsource your JIT!

Has anyone been working on using LLVM to do just-in-time code generation for the Erlang virtual machine? Depending on the design and structure of the Erlang virtual machine, it doesn’t seem like it would be all that tough a project. And it could provide a nice performance boost for those projects that are starting to […]

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Why is Twitter not just Jabber?

Twitter is a way to post a short message to a wide group of subscribers, and to receive messages posted by a wide group of subscribers. That’s instant messaging. There’s already a standard protocol for it: Jabber (XMPP). Why not just use it? Why invent a new protocol?! Actually, Twitter already does have experimental XMPP […]

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