[erlang-questions] The Beauty of Erlang Syntax

Kevin Scaldeferri kevin@REDACTED
Tue Feb 24 18:14:47 CET 2009

It's kinda funny how often people think of things like reliability,  
high-availability, etc. as "academic" concerns.  An awful lot of  
companies care primarily about how fast low-skilled developers can  
crank out new features.


On Feb 24, 2009, at 8:38 AM, David Cabana wrote:

> Christian wrote:
>> I used to think that I liked erlang programming just because it was
>> quite academic, and that this was just a personal preference.
> I'm curious what you mean by saying that Erlang is "academic".  If you
> were talking about Haskell (for instance) I could go understand.  But
> Erlang was built by people working in industry, with the goal of
> supporting the development of commercial products.  It doesn't get
> much more pragmatic than that. In what sense is Erlang academic?
> drc
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