[erlang-questions] The erlang baby and the green JVM
Thu Apr 1 05:48:53 CEST 2010
Clearly, I should have kept my mouth shut.
Thinking about it, I guess I don't want to be a Wikipedia staffer today.
Too bad. There must be a Wiki out there that still appreciates some
humor. I'll try it on C&C.
Fred Hebert wrote:
> It sadly got reverted pretty fast.
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 11:03 PM, Henning Diedrich
> < <mailto:>> 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 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. :)
> Ulf W
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