[erlang-questions] The Beauty of Erlang Syntax
Tue Feb 24 19:56:32 CET 2009
On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 7:50 PM, Christian <chsu79@REDACTED> wrote:
> 2009/2/24 Hynek Vychodil <vychodil.hynek@REDACTED>:
>>> >> 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
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