[erlang-questions] Immutable isn't static Was: Re: Process scope variable

Radoslaw Gruchalski <>
Thu Mar 12 23:46:23 CET 2015


Sorry, I thought the discussion was "immutable" vs "static".

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On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 3:43 PM -0700, "Imants Cekusins" <> wrote:












Why some programmers pay much attention to what the others say about programming, how they write their code, try to convince, change their mind?


Let's say, a program is written by someone. For various reasons, we may choose to use it or not. But isn't the key criteria: does it work for us?


I use so much software of which I have no slightest idea what the code looks like. Yet it works!


Why would I try to convince someone how to write their code? I can see this is a popular sport. Yet I must be missing something. What's the thrill?


Oh yeah, and why are there so many different programming languages? Can there be just one or two?


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