Other things I don't get (WAS: Re: A Joeish Erlang distribution(long))
Wed Jan 29 13:05:40 CET 2003
Joe Armstrong wrote:
> If every adopted this the demand for H/W would rise - with great
> ensuing benefit for the western economy.
But that's exactly what M and I are doing right now ... M writes
slower and fatter s/w so that I can sell faster h/w.
15 years ago a PC used to take around 2 minutes to boot DOS off
a floppy. Today it takes 2 minutes to boot Windoze off a 7200
RPM hd. My good old ZX81 used to have BASIC in ROM and "booted" in a couple
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