[erlang-questions] The erlang baby and the green JVM

Fred Hebert <>
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.
>
> Henning
>
>
> Ulf Wiger wrote:
>
>> David Mercer wrote:
>>
>>> My favorite line:
>>>
>>> "A lot of the fault tolerance aspects of Erlang come from people trying
>>> to
>>> 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. :)
>>
>> BR,
>> Ulf W
>>
>
>


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