Pro-Erlang/pro-functional programming papers

Matthew McDonnell <>
Wed May 17 15:29:07 CEST 2006

>> Do you guys have any good pro-Erlang/pro-functional programming
>> paper/articles (read propaganda) lying around somewhere?

If you're selling the functional side of things then look at the paper
"Why Functional Programming Matters" by John Hughes

The "success stories" section of the Ocaml website shows some decent
applications that have been made in a functional language:

For pro-Erlang articles the Erlang User Conference articles are useful:


Matt McDonnell

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