[erlang-questions] The Beauty of Erlang Syntax

Kunthar <>
Tue Feb 24 19:56:32 CET 2009


On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 7:50 PM, Christian <> wrote:
> 2009/2/24 Hynek Vychodil <>:
>>> >> I used to think that I liked erlang programming just because it was
>>> >> quite academic, and that this was just a personal preference.
>>> >
>>> > I'm curious what you mean by saying that Erlang is "academic".
>>>
>>>  "functional" is a subset of "academic."
>>
>> Show me reliable system in Java with million SLOC. Java is "academic". Be
>> fair, Java system should have about ten or more million SLOC to be compared
>> to AXD 301.
>
> Academic is not a curse-word (except for those that failed univ).
>
> I am not familiar with the AXD 301 code base to say anything about it,
> I have not worked with it.
>
> The power of Erlang is not in the trademark, it is in the practices
> Erlang put you in when programming, those practices when well
> understood can be applied on other languages. That is what interest
> me.
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