[erlang-questions] non-trivial supervisor idioms? -- An open-source plea!

Thomas Lindgren <>
Thu Oct 28 19:41:03 CEST 2010





----- Original Message ----
> From: Edmond Begumisa <>
>
> > Regarding code  quality, I'd say after having seen a large fraction of the 
>"old
> > school"  industrial-size erlang products that there's plenty of blindness in
> >  there too. Most of those programmers were just regular guys.
> 
> This is an  interesting revelation.


Well, Erlang was intended to be easy to learn and use, and these products have 
had dozens or even hundreds of programmers working on them over many years. It's 
pretty natural, isn't it?

> > Interrogating Ulf
> > Wiger is probably  your best bet in this area.
> 
> Something else that needs to be mentioned  more is the older Erlang book from 
>96 "Concurrent programming in Erlang". The  first few chapters offer very good 
>guides on what to do and what not to do. I  discovered that part i pdf on 
>erlang.org very late long after I had picked up  some very bad habits from the 
>Internet.


Oh, I see -- I thought you were basically looking for advice on "programming 
erlang in the large". But in this case, let me say you're not alone in liking 
the good old Erlang book :-) 

Best,
Thomas



      


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