[erlang-questions] Updating Myths of Erlang Performance

Björn Gustavsson bjorn@REDACTED
Sat Jun 4 09:51:12 CEST 2016

On Sat, Jun 4, 2016 at 8:55 AM, Éric Pailleau <eric.pailleau@REDACTED> wrote:
> Hi,
> I think it would be better to move fun myths/reality in fun paragraph,  and
> so on.
> So that newcomers are aware of what they should / shouldn't do by reading
> related paragraph. Erlang documentation is big, and sometimes difficult to
> find some informations unless reading the whole regularly...
> Myths of Erlang should be kept only for general myth regarding Beam or other
> languages comparison, Mho.

We intentionally wanted to keep most information about efficiency in
one place, in the Efficiency Guide, not sprinkled throughout the
doumentation. The idea is not to worry about performance until you
have measured your correct solution and found it to be too slow.


Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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