[erlang-questions] Erlang history

Joe Armstrong <>
Sun May 22 14:42:24 CEST 2011


Sicstus came later - first was mu prolog from Melborne.
( I don't thing sicstus was released in 1986) - I think we then
bought quintus prolog - mu prolog only did GC on backtracking.
We also bought the first every licence for ALS prolog so we could
run on a PC

/Joe



On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 8:45 PM, Robert Virding <
> wrote:

> Hi Iñaki,
>
> From what I can remember it was most likely sicstus prolog. Though it was a
> long time ago.
>
> Robert
>
> ----- "Iñaki Garay" <> wrote:
>
> > Good day Joe, Robert,
> >
> > not that it matters, but do you recall which Prolog implementation you
> > used for the original Erlang compiler?
> > I've read your paper "Use of Prolog for developing a new programming
> > language" from '92, and recall a recorded talk you gave regarding
> > Erlang internals in which you mentioned some historical facts, but
> > could not find this tidbit.
> >
> > kind regards,
> > Iñaki Garay.
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