Who is Using Erlang? ...

Sebastian Strollo seb@REDACTED
Thu Jun 17 12:11:42 CEST 1999

nsi04102-boeke <boeke@REDACTED> writes:

> Dinesh wrote:
> > Does anyone know which major organisations (apart from Ericsson's) 
> > are using Erlang ...
> One thing I know for shure: Lucent is not using it. In the past I spent
> some efforts to introduce to my colleagues the possibility of using Erlang.
> Some of them did like this option indeed, however the management did not
> want it. One of the arguments was that our problems were not in the area
> of the used language (C and C++). I never fully understood this: Erlang
> claims to have 5 times smaller code then C, so it should contain 5 times 
> less bugs ... but probably I'm naive.

And to think that I thought Lucent was divided in ML and Limbo (or C)
camps... ;-)

-- Sebastian

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