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September 8, 2011

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srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1315526399 ) Play

It was either named after (1) or (2). What?

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Cracked by: Raghuvansh , udupendra , Sumanth Patlolla , username , shrik , Rogi , aditthya , Dibyo , Thejas V R , KK , jowens , raklodramA , rickde , Amarendra Kumar , Bharath , Aditya S , Ananth , badideabear , Siddarth Pai , Saurabh , grey_matters , Rahulk , Advaith and Shwetha Maiya

Answer:
Erlang –
Erlang is a functional programming language, created by Joe Armstrong at Ericsson in the 80s. The name of the language is a pun between the name of the Danish mathematician Agner Krarup Erlang and the acronym “ERicsson’s LANGuage”.

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26 Responses to “Fun Fun Fun!”

  1. Raghuvansh
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    Erlang


  2. udupendra
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    Erlang programming language


  3. Sumanth Patlolla
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    The name “Erlang” has been understood either as a reference to Danish mathematician and engineer Agner Krarup Erlang, or alternatively, as an abbreviation of “Ericsson Language”


  4. username
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    Erlang Programming Language

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erlang_(programming_language)


  5. shrik
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    Erlang, has been either a reference to Danish mathematician and engineer Agner Krarup Erlang, or as an abbreviation of “Ericsson Language”.


  6. Rogi
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    Erlang


  7. aditthya

    erlang


  8. Dibyo
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    erlang


  9. Erlang programming language


  10. KK
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    Erlang (programming language).
    Erlang is named after the mathematician Agner Erlang. Erlang sounds like “ERicsson LANGuage”.


  11. jowens
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    Erlang


  12. ERLANG
    The name “Erlang”, attributed to Bjarne Däcker, has been understood either as a reference to Danish mathematician and engineer Agner Krarup Erlang, or alternatively, as an abbreviation of “Ericsson Language”.


  13. rickde
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    erlang


  14. Amarendra Kumar
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    erlang language?


  15. Bharath
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    Erlang Programming language


  16. Aditya S

    Erlang programming language


  17. Surya Narayanan

    Bluetooth


  18. Ananth
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    Erlang


  19. badideabear
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    1) Agner Krarup Erlang
    2) Ericsson

    The language Erlang is said to be either named after Erlang the mathematician/engineer or an abbreviation of Erisson Language.


  20. erlang
    named after erlang or a contraction of ericsson language


  21. Saurabh

    Erlang(Ericsson) Language


  22. grey_matters

    Erlang


  23. Rahulk
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    Erlang (programming language)

    Wiki copy pasta

    The name “Erlang”, attributed to Bjarne Däcker, has been understood either as a reference to Danish mathematician and engineer Agner Krarup Erlang, or alternatively, as an abbreviation of “Ericsson Language”


  24. username
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    Erlang is named after the mathematician Agner Erlang. Among other things, he worked on queueing theory. The original implementors also tend to avoid denying that Erlang sounds a little like “ERicsson LANGuage”.


  25. Advaith

    Erlang


  26. Shwetha Maiya
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    Erlang –
    Erlang is a functional programming language, created by Joe Armstrong at Ericsson in the 80s. The name of the language is a pun between the name of the Danish mathematician Agner Krarup Erlang and the acronym “ERicsson’s LANGuage”.


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