[erlang-questions] Does Erlang pure functional programming language?

Abdul Fattah Mahran <>
Thu Jan 19 15:50:50 CET 2012

Hi Attila,
I can find this link
section 1.4 and it states that Erlang is pure, please advice?

On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 4:43 PM, Attila Rajmund Nohl <
> wrote:

> 2012/1/19, Abdul Fattah Mahran <>:
> > Hi All,
> > I want to know if Erlang pure functional programming language or not? I
> > can't find a clear document that states this. If someone can tell where I
> > can find this information in Erlang documentation it will help a lot.
> Erlang functions can have side effects, so it's not a pure functional
> language.

Best Regards,
Abd El-Fattah Mahran
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