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From Antony Blakey <antony.bla...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Erlang vs Scala
Date Wed, 08 Apr 2009 10:00:51 GMT
It's important to distinguish between Java the language, and the JVM.  
Neither Scala nor Clojure suck in the ways that Java does.

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

> +1
>
> 2009/4/8 Richard Heycock <rgh@roughage.com.au>:
>> Excerpts from Sven Helmberger's message of Tue Apr 07 21:11:07  
>> +1000 2009:
>>>
>>> Personally I would love to have couchdb running on java, even if teh
>>> performance sucks badly. It would be too sweet to have couchdb
>>> applications that run via java webstart.
>>
>>
>> This is almost certainly a matter of opinion. If couchdb had been
>> written in java I wouldn't have gone near it. I've used java  
>> extensively
>> in the past (as a developer & sysadm) and I whilst I realise java has
>> it's place I'm very, very glad that it wasn't chosen for couchdb.
>>
>> rgh
>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Sven Helmberger
>>

Antony Blakey
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I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god  
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possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.
   --Stephen F Roberts



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