OTP or not to OTP

Sean Hinde <>
Mon Mar 3 14:07:43 CET 2003


> Considering I'm on the Erlang platform partly for the OTP release
> handling, and partly for the OTP accelerated development, I'm crazy
> to think I can (as an Erlang hack, not expert!) build OTP overnight
> and better for my application then these fine folks have done with
> OTP.
> 
> After 8 hours of Erlang hacking last night, I have to tip my hat
> to the OTP developers and say "THANK YOU!".

I find it quite revealing that it is the people who wrote that stuff who
come out here and say that they roll their own. You can interpret this two
ways:

1. They think their own creations suck so they don't use them

2. They have transcended the need for any such thing and can re-create the
original genius at will.

I'm sure there are more explanations, but I know which one I believe after 4
years of successfully using OTP.

Sean



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