[erlang-questions] now fares node.js ideas vs. erlang otp ideas?

Iñaki Garay <>
Thu Sep 22 01:19:50 CEST 2011


On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 16:00, Raoul Duke <> wrote:
> i haven't been able to parse all the terminology yet. i always have to
> wonder when somebody has something new like node.js and then there's a
> band-wagon around it, how much is a new syntax for already-existing
> ideas?

This has been talked about some, jlouis has a good (IMHO) post about
it [0], not all agree as always.
Consensus is that node.js is nice but isn't about fault tolerance,
which many people here care about much more.
Others with more battle experience will have deeper insight.

[0] http://jlouisramblings.blogspot.com/2011/05/nodejs-vs-erlang-is-wrong-battle.html

good luck,
Iñaki Garay.



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