[sf-perl] OT: New language to learn? Erlang?

Fred Moyer fred at redhotpenguin.com
Wed May 20 09:31:29 PDT 2009

On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 9:07 AM, Randal L. Schwartz
<merlyn at stonehenge.com> wrote:
>>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Lo <woof at danlo.com> writes:
> Daniel> I've been snooping around and there appear to be 2 languages out there
> Daniel> that interest me.
> Daniel> "Lua" is a strong embedded language with salability and is being
> Daniel> drafted in to more and more applications and games. http://www.lua.org
> Daniel> (World of Warcraft, MySQL, etc...)
> Daniel> "Erlang" is a strong HA/salability language that has a REALLY
> Daniel> neat/cool architecture behind it. http://www.erlang.org (Telecom
> Daniel> business, Yaws, etc..)
> Smalltalk.  Definitely making a resurgence.  Revenues for commercial Smalltalk
> companies went *up* in this past year, despite everything else going *down*.

Interesting, where did you find these statistics?

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