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

Jan Burse <>
Wed Apr 11 12:20:51 CEST 2012


General Questions:

- Would it be allowed to make a Erlang language realization?
- Any legal problems with copyright or so?
- Any ways to certify it, i.e. test suite etc.?

Bye

Richard O'Keefe schrieb:
>
> 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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