[erlang-questions] The erlang baby and the green JVM
Thu Apr 1 04:47:12 CEST 2010
It sadly got reverted pretty fast.
On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 11:03 PM, Henning Diedrich <>wrote:
> Judging from the comments, this is going to be around forever, like
> Cedric's and Damien's rants.
> So before somebody does it wrong, I added the info to Wikipedia's Erlang
> and JVM entries. At least it's official then, it was a serious omission.
> And tomorrow, maybe somebody can add a "newbs read here" tag to the blog
> post, at the top, blinking and cyan.
> Ulf Wiger wrote:
>> David Mercer wrote:
>>> My favorite line:
>>> "A lot of the fault tolerance aspects of Erlang come from people trying
>>> work around Joe's buggy VM."
>> This took on a whole new meaning at the SF Erlang Factory, as
>> Kresten Krab Thorup ("Kresten Krarup"?) demonstrated how Erlang
>> produced nice error reports when calling not-yet-implemented
>> BIFs in the Erjang VM. Erlang code is in fact tolerant of
>> bugs in the VM. :)
>> Ulf W
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