[erlang-questions] "Erlang as a First Language" -- crazy? or just stupid?

Dylan Stamat <>
Tue Dec 29 18:58:52 CET 2009


> I agree with the training wheels analogy, except that starting with Emacs
> would be like learning to fly a 747 before picking up the bicycle :-)


http://xkcd.com/378/

In all seriousness, I'd love to see this thread die a nice silent death :)
These wars have been fought time after time, since the birth of the internet.

I like reading lists in non-digest form, but when threads like this start, my MUA starts weeping.



On Dec 29, 2009, at 9:55 AM, Brian Candler wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 12:22:45AM +0100, egarrulo wrote:
>> I do agree wholeheartedly (that's why I cannot stand Eclipse). Let's just
>> not forget we all started bicycling with training wheels, and crawled before
>> walking (again, that's why I've suggested Emacs as IDE).
> 
> I agree with the training wheels analogy, except that starting with Emacs
> would be like learning to fly a 747 before picking up the bicycle :-)
> 
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