[erlang-questions] light-weight concurrency in C

Francis Norton <>
Mon Jun 18 19:15:15 CEST 2007


Oops, that was a stupid question - functions nest, so they're at a higher
Chomsky level than FSMs (though presumably inter-process messaging could be
mapped to FSMs).

I'll shut up now.

Francis.

On 6/18/07, Francis Norton <> wrote:
>
> This may be a stupid question from someone who is just starting on the
> tutorial, but what is the difference between Erlang functions and Finite
> State Machines? Could you use FSM visualisation tools to document (or write)
> Erlang?
>
> Francis.
>
> On 6/18/07, Serge Aleynikov <> wrote:
> >
> > This looks like the same approach to concurrency as what's been used in
> > Erlang: http://legacy.imatix.com/html/smt.  They use it in their open
> > source high-performance messaging server: http://www.openamq.org.
> >
> > While there's been a comparison between Yaws and Apache, it would be
> > interesting to see one against http://www.xitami.com as it would seem
> > like it could actually outperform Yaws.
> >
> > Serge
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