[Freedombox-discuss] Erlang

Samuel Rose samuel.rose at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 18:39:44 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 2:16 PM, William Gardella <gardellawg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Matthew Evans <mattevans123 at hotmail.com>
> writes:
>> Hi List,
> Hi Matthew!
> [snip]
>> I could, for example, imagine a chat server deployed by a person in a
>> restrictive country. From the perspective of the chat server owner
>> their service is running locally on their own Freedom box, however in
>> actual fact it would be running on a Freedom box in another country.
> Off the top of my head, ejabberd is a prominent, distributed
> Erlang-based chat server project, and already in debian-stable.  It
> could probably be used, e.g., to allow users on a wireless mesh network
> in the censored country to reach a node of the jabber server, which
> would then be connected to other nodes abroad via a VPN...

CouchDB, rabbitmq are also Erlang based.

CouchDB at least is a debian package, I believe in debian-stable

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