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

Jarrod Roberson <>
Tue Dec 29 18:59:01 CET 2009


On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 12:55 PM, 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 :-)
>
> I would propose more like flying the space shuttle than a 747 even :-)


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