[erlang-questions] Calling for help to improve contents on erlang.org

Tristan Sloughter <>
Thu Nov 13 20:14:42 CET 2014

Not to say that https://erlangcentral.org/ doesn't need more material,
but it feels like this would duplicate efforts.

Why not just have erlang.org link over to Erlang central for examples
and such?

  Tristan Sloughter

On Thu, Nov 13, 2014, at 01:12 PM, David Welton wrote:
> > We are aware that parts of erlang.org need improvement. For example
> > http://www.erlang.org/article/tag/examples and
> > http://www.erlang.org/course/course.html are outdated. We would like to see
> > a number of small code examples for beginners. The purpose of these examples
> > is to provide an attractive and useful introduction for people who are
> > interested in adopting the Erlang programming language.
> >
> > Please send us your input. We would like to call for help from the community
> > since OTP team does not have too much time and it is not possible to submit
> > pull requests for editorial of erlang.org as of now.
> >
> > Any other suggestions for erlang.org are always welcome.
> I completely agree with Loïc: open source it so that people can work
> with it and help out.  Include instructions on how to generate or
> recreate the environment that the site runs, so people can run it
> locally.
> Another important thing would be to add some logos (perhaps with
> stories/use-cases if possible) of well-known Erlang users in a
> prominent place: WhatsApp, Heroku, Ericsson and so on.  It'd be useful
> to see how other communities manage that, because you don't want
> "David's Erlang Consulting" on that logo page or it's going to take
> something away from it.  This is a "social proof" signal, so you want
> to showcase people that are using Erlang to do cool stuff.
> Thanks!
> -- 
> David N. Welton
> http://www.dedasys.com/
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