[erlang-questions] Is there a good source for documentation on BEAM?

Masklinn <>
Mon May 7 13:58:32 CEST 2012


On 7 mai 2012, at 13:47, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:

> I think it works like this:
> 
>    1) first you don't understand how the X works (X=Beam, JVM, X11,
> ... you name it)
>    2) You struggle - and think -  google and have a hot bath
>    3) Eureka - bath flows over
>    4) Now you can understand it - and you can also remember why you
> could not understand it
>    5) Now it's easy you understand it
>    6) You see no reason to document it since it's obvious

Pretty much the same process which prevents the completion and uptake of alternative git porcelains: by the time the author has a good enough knowledge to finish his implementation he has good enough knowledge to use the default cli without hindrance. 




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