[erlang-questions] Erlang now in the railway industry

Christian S <>
Fri Sep 8 12:21:19 CEST 2006

Thank you very much for sharing this with us!

Can we collect erlang success stories somewhere? Or are we already?

Suggestion: Trapexit wiki and categorize them as

On 9/8/06, BETIS Alexandre <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just a note to let you know that I have completed
> final delivery (i.e. no more bugs and customer
> payment in full) of a 100% Erlang app to be deployed
> in the Lyons metro in France (lines A, B, C).
> This industrial app is responsible for computing
> train arrival times for all stations on the line in
> real time, taking perturbations into account. In a few
> months, it will be coupled with LCD screens on each
> platform to display the computed values to passengers.
> The customer was /very/ surprised with this new software
> that "never crashed once".
> I would like to thank everyone on the list for the
> support.
> Now repeat after me:
>       "Erlang
>        is
>        > NOT <
>        a telco-only thing!"
> Cheers,
> -- Alex Betis
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