Learn Erlang in 5 seconds - competition - win a prize

bryan rasmussen <>
Thu Aug 24 10:01:49 CEST 2006


Sorry, I thought we were all trying for 5 seconds. With some hedging.

Try again:

A fault-tolerant system must span at least two computers,
because a single computer can crash. More computers equals
higher stability, witness the internet.  Erlang is a language
for building such systems

On 8/24/06, Joe Armstrong (TN/EAB) <> wrote:
>
> Please state the time in your entries
>
>
> Was that in the 5 or ten second category - I guess five 'cos it took me
> 7 seconds to say
>
> /Joe
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: bryan rasmussen [mailto:]
> > Sent: den 24 augusti 2006 09:53
> > To: Joe Armstrong (TN/EAB)
> > Cc: 
> > Subject: Re: Learn Erlang in 5 seconds - competition - win a prize
> >
> >   A fault-tolerant system must work across at least two
> > computers, because a  system on a single computer can crash.
> > The more computers the higher stability, as witness the
> > internet.  Erlang is a language suited to building fault
> > tolerant systems.
> >
>



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