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Not really...although it does make things harder (by requiring a completely different way of thinking *) for those of us used to "classic" languages, it addresses a class of problems (massively parallel distributed ones) which aren't easily addressed using conventional approaches.

If you want to solve a problem using an entire cluster of machines, Erlang is a damn fine choice. If you want to write something that will only ever need to runs on one shared-memory system, it probably isn't.

* Mind you, you could also say the same of any functional language.
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