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Project Summary

Cotton began life as an implementation of the Hessian protocol in Erlang.

The Cotton library is changing focus to implement a proposed new version of the protocol which is designed to reduce the wire size of Hessian encodings.

The 0.3.x series of Cotton implements the proposed extension.

There is also an implementation of the protocol extension in AS3 for usage Flex/Flash applications.

The 0.2.x series implements version 2.0 of Hessian and is compatible with version 3.1.3 of the Caucho Java implementation.

The 0.1.x series implements version 1.0 of the protocol.

Cotton currently implements the following Features.

Changes to the codebase can be read in the News section.

The source code of the 0.2.x series is in the Mercurial repository.

The 0.3.x series is a fork of 0.2.x and is available here.


as3 erlang hessian

In a Nutshell, cotton...

Apache License 2.0

Commercial Use



Place Warranty


Private Use

Use Patent Claims


Hold Liable

Use Trademarks


Include Copyright

State Changes

Include License

Include Notice

These details are provided for information only. No information here is legal advice and should not be used as such.

Project Security

Vulnerabilities per Version ( last 10 releases )

There are no reported vulnerabilities

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Few reported vulnerabilities

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