A Joeish Erlang distribution (long)

Joakim G. <>
Tue Jan 28 12:17:35 CET 2003


WILLIAMS Dominic wrote:
>>From: Joakim G. [mailto:]
>>
>>[...]
>>What I meant was that new small and/middle sized software projects is
>>IMO advised to avoid gen_servers, supervisors, application 
>>controllers,
>>appup, relup, boot scripts, gen_fsm, release_handler and the stuff
>>described in the "OTP Design Principles".
>>
>>It scares Erlang newcomers sh?tless.
> 
> Sorry, but I am an Erlang newcomer, and the OTP Design Principles and 
 > implementation of design patterns and architectural modules, and all the
 > production tools (boot scripts etc.), are among the things that attract
 > me to Erlang!

That is nice (for Erlang/OTP). I doubt that you are that representative
though. _One_ of the reasons for Erlang not having the same user base as
for example python is the steep OTP learning curve.

Cheers
/Jocke
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