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From Damien Katz <>
Subject Re: One question on Scala VS Erlang
Date Thu, 01 Oct 2009 01:03:44 GMT
I don't think I'd heard of Scala at the time, or it was a very  
immature. I'd still make the same decision, as the Erlang VM is better  
suited to supporting the actor model, particularly in failure scenarios.


On Sep 30, 2009, at 6:56 PM, Thad Guidry wrote:

> Hi Damien,
> One more question for you.
> When you were investigating languages early on (with "CouchDB" idea in
> mind), what was the one BIG reason that you DID NOT like Scala over  
> Erlang
> ?  I know about all the many differences.  I'm just looking for your  
> opinion
> at that time you made your choice.
> Thanks,
> Thad

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