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  • n. A dimensionless statistical measure of the volume of telecommunications traffic relative to the capacity of a single channel.

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  • n. a unit of traffic intensity in a telephone system


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From A. K. Erlang


  • Thus, it is not necessary to specifythe module name and both the calls erlang: atom_to_list (Erlang) are identical.

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  • When we did out outsourcing of our network we chose a parameter called erlang which is a unit of network consumption voice units.


  • If you want to bereally sure not to return you can call erlang: error (erlang: raise (Class, Reason, Stacktrace)).

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  • Suspendee should previously have beensuspended via erlang: suspend_process / 1by the process calling erlang: resume_process (Suspendee).

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  • If this flag is not given, tracemessages will be sent to the process that called erlang: trace / 3.

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  • = ERROR REPORT = = = = 28-Nov-2009:: 20: 49: 11 = = = file: path_eval ([ ".", "/var/lib/ejabberd"], ". erlang"): permission denied

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  • Now I need to know what plugins I need to make the python/ruby/erlang support as good as it is in TextMate/emacs!

    Useful jEdit plugin: XML (HTML) Indenter. And switching back to jEdit from UltraEdit.

  • It doesn't take much work to get ejabberd going, but you will have to do some minor hand-editing of its configuration files-which are basically erlang code.

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  • The erlang-based ejabberd is generally regarded as the best option for large deployments because it scales well and offers good performance for intensive messaging workloads.

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  • There are some more sophisticated actor examples on the old GParallelizer nice article on the key concepts behind actors in erlang and scala.

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  • It can be both, no?

    November 7, 2007

  • I always thought Er Lang was a God. See

    November 6, 2007

  • A dimensionless "unit" representing a traffic density of one call-second per second (or one call-hour per hour, etc.). Named after A. K. Erlang, a Danish mathematician who studied the mathematics of telephone networks.

    November 6, 2007