A Joeish Erlang distribution (long)
Mon Jan 27 18:48:31 CET 2003
Joakim G. wrote:
> Marc Ernst Eddy van Woerkom wrote:
>>> 1 Internet (server) programming focus
>>> 2 Concurrency Oriented Programming Language
>>> 3 Simplicity (due to 4)
>>> 4 Capable of handling small/middle/largish software projects
>>> 5 Aggressive towards addition/removal of language constructs/libraries
>>> (thus 6) [*].
>>> 6 Less focus on backwards compatibility.
>> What if one wants to create a cute looking rich client in Erlang?
>> The present graphical user interface is looking very old fashioned.
> Erlang is so much better suited for the server side. Lets forget building
> product quality GUIs in Erlang. You can't be everywhere. :-)
That was uneccesary harsh. What I meant to say was that only a few have
managed to create a GUI using the avilalable Erlang/OTP and still maintain
a smile on people sitting on win32 clients.
The same is true far Java as well I suppose.
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