[erlang-questions] Comparative study involving Erlang

Michael Turner <>
Fri Sep 14 09:00:54 CEST 2012


"You would be asked to briefly comment on how the Erlang solutions
could be improved in terms of performance and style."

What a nice antidote this could become, to the tendency outside the
community to shoot first and ask questions later.

My only concen is your requirement that the experts "briefly" comment.
I see no reason to rule out Richard O'Keefe at this stage of
recruitment.

^_~

-michael turner


On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 3:54 PM, Sebastian Nanz <> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> At ETH Zurich, we are conducting a comparative study of diverse programming
> approaches to concurrency and parallelism regarding both usability and
> performance. To ensure that the selected approaches (Erlang is one of them)
> are represented accurately, we are dependent on feedback from experts.
>
> We are looking for a volunteer to help us by reviewing some code written in
> Erlang. We implemented a suite of 6 problems in each of the languages
> surveyed. You would be asked to briefly comment on how the Erlang solutions
> could be improved in terms of performance and style. For an experienced
> Erlang developer, we would expect that this takes only a few hours. By
> contributing you can ensure that Erlang is represented accurately in the
> study; we would of course also acknowledge your help in the resulting
> publication.
>
> If you are interested, please email me directly with a short note about your
> Erlang expertise.
>
> Many thanks & best wishes,
> Sebastian
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