Reading (and ignoring) escape-sequences

Steve Davis <>
Fri Mar 26 10:06:34 CET 2010

On Mar 26, 12:01 am, Hasan Alayli <> wrote:
> Erlang is not a general purpose programming language so it should be
> no surprise. :)

What inspired this comment? Certainly nothing that I see in the
discussion preceding in it.

There are no domain-specific constructs in the language.

If this is an argument based on heritage (telephony), you could just
as well argue that Java is designed for programming toasters (Oak).


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