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From Richard Heycock <>
Subject Re: Erlang vs Scala
Date Wed, 08 Apr 2009 12:30:56 GMT
Excerpts from Antony Blakey's message of Wed Apr 08 20:00:51 +1000 2009:
> It's important to distinguish between Java the language, and the JVM.  

Indeed but as the end user the only they see is the JVM. They don't see
any language features whether they be OO or functional.

> Neither Scala nor Clojure suck in the ways that Java does.

But that is like saying you must use couchdb because it is written in a
functional language. The end user doesn't care what it's written in; all
they care about is whether it works as advertised.


> On 08/04/2009, at 6:55 PM, Francois wrote:

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