[erlang-questions] Apology

Joe Armstrong <>
Mon Sep 19 18:28:59 CEST 2016


My flabber is gasted.

I read what I assumed the posts that you referred to and am truly

I could not detect anything that I construed as either aggressive
or sarcastic.

I remain very puzzled.


On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 7:05 AM,  <> wrote:
> I have been taken to task in private e-mail by someone
> who detected in my response to the "list comprehension puzzle"
> both "aggressive sarcasm" and "undisguised contempt".
> In all honesty, no sarcasm was intended. (A sarcastic response
> would not have pointed to the Erlang reference manual.) Nor
> was any contempt whatsoever involved.  I should not have to
> reassure long-term readers of this mailing list that these
> attitudes my critic claimed to detect were entirely imaginary.
> However, it shows that it was possible for people to misread
> what I wrote.  If anyone took offence at the message I
> *meant* to be helpful, please accept my assurance that no
> offence was intended and my unreserved apology for the offence.
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