[erlang-questions] SMP Paper

Richard O'Keefe ok@REDACTED
Thu Jun 4 04:13:16 CEST 2009

On 4 Jun 2009, at 12:45 am, Robert Raschke wrote:

> On 6/2/09, Dave Smith <dizzyd@REDACTED> wrote:
>> <rambling>
>> On reflection it's not entirely clear to me why developers focus so
>> much on speed and so little on uptime.
> I'm reminded of the time in a previous job where I once got told off
> for using Java String catenation instead StringBuffer for constructing
> a fatal error message! And I just could not manage to convey my
> surprise adequately ;-)

The person who told you off didn't know that the Java compiler
turns x+y+z into StringBuilder operations automatically?

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