Comparing number of lines of code Erlang <-> C

Bengt Kleberg <>
Thu Feb 19 14:34:53 CET 2004


Åke Ai Johansson (LN/EAB) wrote:

>Erlang is usually more compact regarding lines of code than for example C.
>
>Is there a factor that most people agree on?
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i used to write c programs with ose (real time kernel). my prototypes i 
did in scheme on a unix machine. i had written an ose emulating library.
the normal code line explosion when going to c was 10 times. and then i 
had to add more things needed for the target platform.

while not a best fit to your problem i still belive there are enough 
similarities between erlang and scheme to warrant this email.


bengt

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