[erlang-questions] Erlang for youngsters

Steve Davis steven.charles.davis@REDACTED
Fri Jun 20 01:27:53 CEST 2014

Eshell V6.0  (abort with ^G)

1> X = 1.


2> X.


3> X = 2.

** exception error: no match of right hand side value 2

4> X = 1.



Let us imagine that X always did equal 1, even before we made the statement 
"X = 1."

Perhaps, only a child would understand this and work with it...

Kids have an unbelievable capacity for imagining, and being creative.

Even perhaps with the concept of "state space"

I don't see a convincing resolution of the issue of state in computing so 


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