[erlang-questions] Erlang Syntax and "Patterns" (Again)

Steve Davis <>
Thu Mar 17 11:14:12 CET 2016

> On Mar 16, 2016, at 8:26 PM, Loïc Hoguin <> wrote:
> The best thing that could happen to Erlang right now is for WhatsApp to have a worldwide outage and to publicly blame it on a flaw in Erlang/OTP itself.

Given the maturity and coherence of the platform, I suspect that outcome would never happen. 

However, I have been able to use WhatsApp to succinctly “sell" Erlang/OTP. 

q: but will it scale?
a: WhatsApp
q: WhatsApp?
a: same platform
q: Ah... OK


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