[erlang-questions] Good Erlang style?

t ty <>
Tue Sep 19 17:03:40 CEST 2006


The theory helps but is not needed. What is your actual background ?

t

On 9/18/06, norbertk <> wrote:
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> Guest wrote:
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> I've felt a bit daunted as I've dabbled into FP languages - it seems
> to be a field where a lot of academic research occurs (perhaps due to
> the lack of side effects?) and as I've had no CS formal education
> (yet) I sometimes have trouble following what's happening in some of
> the papers I read; ACM papers are a prime example.
>
> (end of quote)
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> Yes, that is a problem for me too. I have the feling that these languages have a lot of practical value, but is is hard to come by without the theoretical background. defmacro.rg is very valuable because it presents the thinking of FP in a language which is understandable for programmers in vonventional languages.
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> Norbert
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