[erlang-questions] Intel Quad CPUs

Jay Parlar <>
Wed Sep 5 15:09:44 CEST 2007


On 9/5/07, Tobias Lindahl <> wrote:
> To sum up. The contracts are a way for programmer to express intentions
> in a way that can be used for tools without having to parse human
> language written in comments. The tools can then use the information for
> whatever purposes they want, and also provide feedback to the user about
> the contracts. The contracts will not (at least not in our proposal)
> affect the semantics of Erlang, and the only effect on syntax is that
> you are allowed to include contracts as attributes.

That sounds exactly the same as the new "Annotations" that are being
added to Python 3. Interesting to see two dynamic languages going the
same route at the same time.

Jay P.



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