[erlang-questions] Why is Erlang what it is?
Wed Dec 13 16:13:55 CET 2006
Kirill Zaborski wrote:
> Investiganing differnet papers about Erlang I have found the following
> from Joe Armstrong:
> *The development of Erlang* http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/37831.html
> There he mentions works of Philip Wadler on typing for Erlang, here is a
> link about that:
> I have seen no signs of someting like that in Erlang/OTP. The only thing
> that comes to my midn is recently proposed type annotations in edoc.
> What have happened to this idea?
Strict typing of Erlang programs is pretty much dead. Type analysis,
however, is live and kicking in the "dialyzer" application, from the
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