General questions about the power of Erlang
Tue Dec 12 12:20:36 CET 2000
Karel Van Oudheusden wrote:
> Ada and the functional paradigm were the main sources of inspiration for
> developing Erlang. (I got this from Bjarne Dackers thesis on Erlang). I am
> not saying that Erlang was developed with Ada.
What we have said before is that Erlang
combines two traditions:
- Languages like Modula, Chill and Ada
which have modules (packages) and
processes (tasks). The sequential
paradigm for these languages, however,
is more like Pascal or PL/I.
- Untyped functional languages.
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