[erlang-questions] Forget Erlang on the Java VM. More language on the Erlang VM are needed!

Toby Thain <>
Thu Nov 29 17:20:37 CET 2007


On 28-Nov-07, at 9:17 PM, jm wrote:

> Joel Reymont wrote:
>> On Nov 28, 2007, at 2:35 PM, Michael Regen wrote:
>> CouchDB counts, Erlyweb not so much. People want to buy 1/4 holes and
>> not 1/4 drills. Be bold, go beyond what other people have gone before
>> you. Push Erlang towards unproven applications, don't push Erlang  
>> into
>> the "enterprise". Once the enteprise is awed, Erlang will make its  
>> way
>> into the enterprise.
>
> You seem to be talking about employing the same strategy that Komatsu
> does against its competitor Caterpillar. That of encircling the
> competitor like a python and doing all the periphery product offerings
> better than the competitor

Or Linux versus Wind*ws. :-)

--Toby


> then moving towards their core (the
> enterprise in the case of Java) leaving them no where to go.
>
> Jeff.
>
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