Last copies of Joe Armstrong's thesis

Richard Carlsson carlsson.richard@REDACTED
Wed Dec 2 11:07:18 CET 2020

Just to let everyone know - many of the buyers donated additional money,
and in total we raised just under $800 to the Sonic Pi project. A big
thanks to all of you - this couldn't have gone better.


Den lör 28 nov. 2020 kl 20:51 skrev Richard Carlsson <

> Thank you everyone! That went quick! I've already had more replies than
> there are books.
>         /Richard
> Den lör 28 nov. 2020 kl 19:55 skrev Richard Carlsson <
> carlsson.richard@REDACTED>:
>> Hello, all Erlangers!
>> I've got a dozen original copies of Joe Armstrong's PhD thesis books,
>> "Making reliable distributed systems in the presence of software errors"
>> (2003), the last of his personal stash when he passed away.  They were
>> handed to me by his wife Helen to distribute in a suitable way, and we
>> decided to offer them to the members of the Erlang community, for a
>> symbolic sum.  These are paperback books, unread, about 280 pages in
>> length, weighing just over 500 grams.
>> The books are available on a first-come-first-served basis, for a basic
>> price of $25 plus postage from Sweden, which should amount to between $10
>> and $30 depending on your country. Just reply to this mail if you want one.
>> Please keep in mind that I have no idea how many people will respond to
>> this, and that only 12 copies are available. I will post again when they
>> are all gone.
>> The proceeds will be donated to the Sonic Pi project that Joe was a
>> contributor to. Note that for practical reasons I can only accept PayPal
>> for payments from outside Sweden.
>>         /Richard
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