[erlang-questions] Programming Erlang on Pragmatic Bookshelf

Joe Armstrong <>
Mon Mar 5 22:07:54 CET 2007


On 3/3/07, Bob Ippolito <> wrote:
> 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.
>

This I'll write last. It's difficult to write the intro until the
content is clear

/Joe


> -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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