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Re: A language idea: Elle

> Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2003 07:55:05 +0100 (CET)
> From: Luke Gorrie <luke@bluetail.com>
> Daniel Weinreb <DLWeinreb@attbi.com> wrote:
> > At the LL1 workshop, the first topic (the panel that I was on) had
> > to do with the age-old question of how to get wonderful new
> > technologies from the labs into commercial practice.
> Bjarne Däcker has written a great thesis about Erlang's adventures
> from the lab into Ericsson products, and later to the outside
> world. Bjarne ran the Ericsson computer science lab throughout.
> The reference is "Concurrent Functional Programming for
> Telecommunications: A Case Study of Technology Introduction",
> http://www.ericsson.com/cslab/publications/bjarnelic.ps
> Of course Erlang's not a buzzword, but it's doing well, and has an
> interesting history.
> Cheers,
> Luke

ISTR from the Erlang presentation at LL2 (BTW thanks for the webcast!),
that Ericsson is trying to move away from Erlang for some reason and
replace it with C++.  If so, that's not very encouraging.