Reading (and ignoring) escape-sequences

Steve Davis <>
Fri Mar 26 17:41:29 CET 2010


"1 What is Erlang
"1.1 In a nutshell, what is Erlang?
"Erlang is a general-purpose programming language and runtime
environment. ..."

I would be wary about making broad statements about what erlang is and
what it was "designed to do".

OTOH, discussions about how well the platform integrates with a
particular supported OS is certainly up for grabs.


On Mar 26, 11:11 am, Hasan Alayli <> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 4:27 AM, Mazen Harake
> Erlang wasn't designed to be used in the context you are using
> although it is possible. But you will hit many walls and blame the
> language, and that was my original point.

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