[erlang-questions] Erlang and Akka

Jesper Louis Andersen <>
Tue Aug 26 23:20:50 CEST 2014


On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 9:34 PM, Youngkin, Rich <
> wrote:

> Akka has been proposed as an alternative to Erlang.


What are the arguments for Akka, as opposed to the arguments for Erlang?

Library availability is definitely a valid concern. Yet, any library in any
language will have errors and mistakes. A good point about Erlang is that
the occasionally bad library tend to hurt your program less for the simple
fact that proper isolation saves the day.


-- 
J.
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