Why Erlang is the best concurrent language available

Daniel Dudley <>
Thu Jan 23 20:51:07 CET 2003

Sean Hinde wrote:

> >   Projects fail because the SW does  not work and *not*
> > because the SW was too slow -  remember this and you will
> > have a  long and happy life as a programmer.
> Not always true.. We have a multi million pound project which
> needs to run at 200 calls per second - but after 2 years or
> trying (and buying almost the biggest UNIX machines we can
> find) has now reached the awesome speed of 20 per second.
> Scary!

Ow, such hair-raising tales are enough to shock a bald man!
Damn it, where are my pills? :-)


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