[erlang-questions] Troll bait: If your code really matters, you'll write it in C++

Miles Fidelman <>
Tue Apr 3 14:54:56 CEST 2012

>     Definition: "software which matters"
>     "Software which matters" is defined as:
>     - Software which is used by hundreds of millions of people daily.
>     - Software which generates billions of dollars in income annually.

Troll bait or not, isn't the obvious answer - at least in this group - 
telephone switching software, and financial transaction processing 
software.  Oh wait, isn't a lot of that stuff written in erlang?

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra

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