On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 12:47 AM, David Masover <ninja / slaphack.com> wrote:
> The biggest problem I have with Erlang is that the syntax is hideous,
> especially after Ruby. The second biggest problem I have is that while it
> handles concurrency and binary data very well, Ruby handles just about
> everything else better -- Unicode, string processing, metaprogramming and
> reflection, DSLs...
>
> This is why I have such high hopes for Reia, and why I'm tempted to dabble in
> io -- I want something that's at least as beautiful as Ruby (though I do like
> prototypal inheritance), but at least as good at concurrency as Erlang.

The other option is to attach ruby workers to an erlang backbone

m.