[erlang-questions] Good Erlang style?

Liam Clarke <>
Sun Sep 17 12:58:27 CEST 2006


Thank you, will do... admittedly, the word thesis scares me a little,
but I'll give it a shot.


On 9/17/06, Christian S <> wrote:
> I suggest you look at section 4.3 "Error handling philosophy" and
> forward from Joe Armstrong's Ph.D. thesis: "Making reliable
> distributed systems in the presence of sodware errors"
>
> You can find the pdf at:
> http://www.sics.se/~joe/index.html
>
> Actually, read the whole thesis.
>
> On 9/17/06, Liam Clarke <> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > A quick question. From my Python background I'm mindful of a implied
> > "right way" of doing things, and I'm wondering about the Zen of
> > Erlang, as it were.
> >
> > Just contemplating error conditions currently. Is the use of catch and
> > throw the usual style, or is evaluation of returned values?
>



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