On May 10, 10:43 pm, "Giles Bowkett" <gil... / gmail.com> wrote:
> http://www.rubyinside.com/erlang-ruby-bridge-its-erlectricity-487.htmlhttp://nullstyle.com/2007/5/9/erlectricity-hi-ruby-i-m-erlang
>
> I'm a n00b withErlang, but it looks to me as if essentiallyErlang's
> playing client and Ruby's playing server.


It's neither :)

There is an Erlang process and Ruby code acting as an Erlang node.
They are completely the same from the point of view of Erlang VM.

In fact, you'll *want* your Erlang node to be the server and Ruby node
to be your client. The example simply demonstrated how Ruby could be
used to communicate with Erlang using electricity