[erlang-questions] Erlang history

Robert Virding <>
Sun May 22 23:45:08 CEST 2011


Are you sure? I remember mu-prolog but I can't remember using it. Also ALS prolog which in the old days had a different more s-expr based syntax. 

Robert 

----- "Joe Armstrong" <> wrote: 
> 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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