[erlang-questions] languages in use? [was: Time for OTP to be Renamed?]

Miles Fidelman <>
Mon Feb 17 00:16:46 CET 2014


Actually, I'm a bit curious about the paragraph before  as well:

Thomas Lindgren wrote:
>
> "Erlang either gets its cost model way down, or it dies. Quote me on
> that if you like. Our industry has no pity for excess friction, and
> you have competitors."
>
> Very provocative, so please explain in greater detail.
>
> Best,
> Thomas
>
> On Sunday, February 16, 2014 9:44 AM, Pieter Hintjens <> 
> wrote:
>
>     Erlang's unique status used to be, we understand distributed systems.
>     Today that's changed. There are many other ways to make distributed
>     systems, more cheaply, more successfully.
>

Please.  Elaborate.  With a few examples.

Miles Fidelman

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