[erlang-questions] Erlang doesn't suck

Kostis Sagonas <>
Wed Oct 1 18:58:00 CEST 2008


Joel Reymont wrote:
> Not once the pain goes away and only the results stick around.
> 
> I spent a grueling 1+ week refactoring OpenPoker and wishing for  
> static typing. I started at number of git branches, only to be thrown  
> away a day or two later. Many were the times when I wished to tear my  
> hair out and throw Erlang far and away from my terrace ...

Before you make yourself bald :-), you should probably read the following:

	http://user.it.uu.se/~kostis/Papers/wrangler.pdf

It describes how you can get most of the benefits from static typing 
without static typing.

Kostis



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