[erlang-questions] OTP in other languages?

Taavi Talvik <>
Sat Nov 15 00:19:34 CET 2008


On Nov 15, 2008, at 12:12 AM, Raoul Duke wrote:
> I appreciate that OTP is one of Erlang's tremendous strengths. Does
> anybody know of work to apply such good ideas in other language
> settings?

Fail-fast seams to be universal concept for building fault tolerant
systems (and even businesses):
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/07_26/b4040436.htm
http://martinfowler.com/ieeeSoftware/failFast.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fail-fast

Joe Armstrong thesis (http://www.erlang.org/download/armstrong_thesis_2003.pdf 
,
page 215+) provides software engineering principles many of which can  
be applied
to system written in any language.

best regards,
taavi



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