[erlang-questions] Erlang is the best choice for building commercial application servers

Miles Fidelman <>
Wed Mar 14 04:05:22 CET 2012

Richard O'Keefe wrote:
> If I _had_ to write code to interoperate with Java in the same
> address space, I would *certainly* do as much as I could in Scala,
> and if that involved things Erlang would have been a good choice
> for, well, hello Akka!
> Let me put it another way:
> 	You cannot get a simple system by adding
> 	simplicity to a complex system.
So why am I suddenly reminded of Greenspun's 10th law?

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

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