[erlang-questions] Forget Erlang on the Java VM. More language on the Erlang VM are needed!
Wed Nov 28 16:11:34 CET 2007
On 28 Nov 2007, at 14:35, Michael Regen wrote:
> So where does it come from that people are not deciding in favor of
> My experience (a bit overdrawn and simplified) is that the typical
> CIO will not think in terms of 'what is the best tool?' but 'what is
> the best tool for which I will not get fired'. For a CIO thinking
> out of the box can be dangerous: If everything works, you did your
> job. If not, you will be blamed for deciding against industry
> standards. Causing a big bias in favor of industry standards.
My experience has shown that if you want to persuade a CIO of this
mindset to use a new fancy programming language, then the choice of VM
is a detail of miniscule importance.
Arguments are much more about support, availability of programming
resource (including option to outsource if the in house team proves
too troublesome or expensive) etc etc.
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