[erlang-questions] Parallel Shootout & a style question

Mats Cronqvist <>
Tue Sep 2 12:22:43 CEST 2008


Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) wrote:
> Mats Cronqvist skrev:
>> being an Aspiring Architecture Astronaut i didn't actually look at
>> the problem spec... i guess you mean that the main/1 function should
>> be rewritten as a collector?
>
> Well... I vaguely recall some experiments back in school,
> where the peculiarities of parallel programming were
> illustrated precisely with tty output from several
> processes running in parallel. (:
>
> (I'm glad to see that education finally paying off. :)
>
> I assume that the shootout harness tries to verify that
> the total output conforms with the template, so yes,
> I think a collector is needed. The computations should
> be parallelized - not the printouts.

  agreed.



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