[erlang-questions] Nomenclature straw-poll

Björn-Egil Dahlberg <>
Thu Mar 6 17:23:37 CET 2014


On 2014-03-06 17:17, Richard Jones wrote:
> Java, Scala & Clojure are all JVM languages / they all run on the JVM.
>
> Erlang, LFE & Elixir all run on the:
>
> - EVM
> - BEAM
> - Erlang VM
> - Other (please specify)
>
>
> I started saying EVM, because it has VM in it and sounds modern and trendy.
> BEAM is a bit abstract.
BEAM is the correct one.

EVM and Erlang VM is used when people don't understand what we talk 
about. =)

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