[erlang-questions] Programming Erlang on Pragmatic Bookshelf

Bob Ippolito <>
Sat Mar 3 22:18:16 CET 2007


Yeah, some of the history of and justification for Erlang from Joe's
thesis would probably make sense in the beginning of the book... to
really hammer home why someone would bother with Erlang, and why it
turned out looking the way it does.

-bob

On 3/3/07, Brian Olsen <> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I suppose I am in the position as everyone else is here: I bought the
> book right away once I saw this email.
>
> I am still on Chapter 1, and even though I know what I am reading
> already, I really like the very sort of minimal voice when describing
> the language. I really look forward on the chapters about OTP, in
> interest to get an even better understanding of it.
>
> I think that even though this has already been mentioned on the site's
> errata page from someone, I think a short introduction to the why's of
> Erlang would be nice. I mean, if someone is picking up the book, they
> already know Erlang, but it seems nice anyway.
>
> Brian
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