[erlang-questions] Turning rebar into a package manager

Robert Virding <>
Fri Oct 19 15:51:19 CEST 2012


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alex Shneyderman" <>
> Sent: Friday, 19 October, 2012 3:37:01 PM
> 
> > On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 4:04 PM, Max Bourinov <>
> > wrote:
> >> Max,
> >>
> >> Please follow this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apache_Maven
> >>
> >
> > It is not an answer. What good have _you_ found in Maven?  XML
> > config
> > as everything in Java?
> 
> At least java got strings correctly from day 1. Sorry, I have low
> tolerance for sarcasm, especially un-substantiated. Maybe their
> notion
> of concurrency is way off, but overall the language is not that bad.

No, they didn't. They made the size of each character 16 bits which they still can't fit one unicode codepoint into a string character so they have had to add encodings and an extra set of functions for working with encoded strings. So it is messy.

Robert



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