Is concurrency hard?

Joe Armstrong (AL/EAB) <>
Wed Nov 2 13:10:09 CET 2005


> From: Mats Cronqvist [mailto:]
> 
> Joe Armstrong (AL/EAB) wrote:
> > I'm a physicist (or at least I was - a long time ago)
> > 
> > ...
> 
>    joe must be older than he seems since the aether theory 
> was discounted nearly 
> 100 years ago... from wikipedia->Luminiferous_aether:
> 
> In the late 19th century the luminiferous aether 
> ("light-bearing aether"), or 
> ether, was a substance
> postulated to be the medium for the propagation of light. 
> Later theories, 
> including Einstein's
> Theory of Relativity, suggested that an aether did not have 
> to exist, and today 
> the concept is considered "quaint".

If Mats had read a little bit further 
under "Modern physics & the Aether" he would have found that
aether theories still abound - ... - it's that warm green
sticky stuff that glues everyuthing together

/Joe





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