Why do OS not support erlang's lightweight process?

Dunceor <>
Tue Aug 29 19:21:31 CEST 2006


On 8/29/06, Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) <> wrote:
>
> Ke Han wrote:
>
> >
> > [1] Rumour being [OSE] originated from Ericsson. To be taken
> > with large grain of salt. Definately Ericsson is listed as an
> > early adopter (1988).
>
> You can go easy on the salt. OSE was definitely heavily inspired
> by EriOS, which was Ericsson's alternative to the CHILL committe
> effort. EriOS was based on EriPascal - Pascal extended with
> concurrency. EriPascal in its turn grew out of the experiences
> from PLEX development at Ericsson. One of the people involved in
> EriOS was Bjarne Däcker...
>
> Ericsson didn't invent OSE, but it is no coincidence that OSE
> and Erlang are similar in many ways.
>
> BR,
> Ulf W
>

OSE was invented by Bengt Eliasson who was (and are, at least last summer) a
consultant from Ericsson so understandable that it has a lot of inspiration
from Ericssons old OS'es.

// Karl
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