[erlang-questions] Fear and Loathing in Programming La La Land

Richard O'Keefe <>
Wed Apr 11 04:32:23 CEST 2012


On 6/04/2012, at 8:33 AM, Jan Burse wrote:
> BTW: One can easily build and run code
> written in the Erlang language with other
> tool-sets and runtimes. Here is a very small
> experiment:
> https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/103259555581227445618/103259555581227445618/posts/KQrBA5yECpq

Follow the links to
http://www.xlog.ch/jekejeke/perpetual/erlang.p
and you find something with
 - no concurrency
 - no hot loading
 - no modules
 - no functions
 - no conditionals
 ...
It's so mini it's Zero.

As an experiment, it's a dud.

"Precise Garbage Collection in Prolog" is an interesting paper, though.







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