[erlang-questions] Why isn't erlang strongly typed?

Ulf Wiger <>
Tue Oct 21 18:52:11 CEST 2008

Erlang *is* strongly typed. It's not statically typed, but that's
a different issue.

Strongly typed = the type system cannot be subverted.

Ulf W

2008/10/21 Steve Davis <>:
> I'm sure that there's a simple and convincing answer to this.
> I'm finding myself having to dig into the source code of libraries or
> plough through often erratic documentation all the time which really
> slows down productivity. Am I thinking about this all wrong? Is there
> a guiding principle that will help me as I learn?
> /Steve
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