[erlang-questions] Why is Erlang what it is?

Brent Fulgham <>
Sat Dec 16 00:23:51 CET 2006


> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Thomas Lindgren <>
> [...]
> While I have read many anecdotal claims and
> testimonials over the years for the joys of static
> typing (esp. in those recurring usenet flame wars),
> has anyone actually measured any gains in development
> time, reduced bugs, improved reliability and so on,
> for static typing over dynamic typing? Does anyone
> know of any relevant published studies? If so, where
> can I find them and what were the results? (I'd
> genuinely like to know.)

The only one I'm aware of is "http://haskell.org/papers/NSWC/jfp.ps";

Thanks,

-Brent










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