Erlang hints from an CO junkie

Chris Pressey <>
Thu Aug 12 20:10:11 CEST 2004


On Thu, 12 Aug 2004 10:42:56 +0200 (CEST)
Joe Armstrong <> wrote:

> > And safety? "Strong types are for weak minds." :-)
> 
> 
>    ... we don't have difficulty with "typing" in real life -- it
> is rare to pop the dog in the oven or take a pizza for a walk ...
> 
>  						- Chris Uppal
> 
> /Joe

Strong typing: Heavens!  It's unthinkable to put a dog in an oven!
Weak typing: I was just about to put the dog in the oven when I realized
that the oven might not appreciate that...

:D

-Chris



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