Did Erlang borrow from Ada?

Jérôme Desquilbet <>
Thu Jun 24 22:38:02 CEST 2004


As a side note, for those who might be interested in the next version  
of Ada, Ada'05 (after Ada'83 and Ada'95):
http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~dirk/ada-belgium/events/04/040616-aec- 
ada2005.pdf
   Jérôme.


Le 24 juin 04, à 17:18, Bjarne Däcker a écrit :

> Hello
>
>> Did Erlang borrow from Ada?
>
> In my licentiate thesis from the year 2000,
> I wrote:
>
> "Erlang is aptly described as a concurrent functional
>  programming language combining two main traditions:
>
>  - Concurrent programming languages: Modula, Chill,
>     Ada, etc. from ehich Erlang inherits modules,
>     processes, and process communication.
>
>  - Functional and logic programming languages: Haskell,
>     ML, Miranda, Lisp, etc. from which Erlang inherits
>     atoms, lists, guards, pattern matching, catch and
>     throw, etc."
>
> Have a nice summer
>
> Bjarne
>
>




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