[erlang-questions] We need a better marketing division :-)

Muharem Hrnjadovic <>
Wed Jan 12 08:22:33 CET 2011


On 01/11/2011 06:32 PM, Robert Virding wrote:
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Erlang definitely needs more and better marketing. The research grant
the scala crowd won [1] is supposed to tackle the "Popular Parallel
Programming" challenge.
The first question in my mind after reading [1] was: "Have these good
folks never heard of erlang?" Apparently not, or not enough.

In a sense erlang is reminiscent of the debian linux distribution: it's
rock solid, proven and works well for almost all work loads.  However,
all the excitement and the hype is on the cool new(?) kids that fork off
debian (e.g. ubuntu).

[1] http://www.scala-lang.org/node/8579

Best regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen

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