why concurrency in the first place?

Bjarne Däcker bjarne@REDACTED
Mon Feb 5 18:45:37 CET 2001


Karel Van Oudheusden wrote:
> I know this may sound like a naieve question but I would like to have a
> thorough answer any way :)
> "Why does an (Erlang) programmer have to program his application with
> concurrency explicitly in mind?"

Because many applications that Erlang is
intended for are concurrent by nature.

If you don't have some concepts for concurrency
then you would have to program some sort of
scheduler as part of the implementation.

Best regards


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