John Hughes awarded "Erlang User of the Year"8 Nov 2007
At the Erlang User Conference
in Stockholm, John Hughes received the tenth "Erlang User of the Year" award,
and was presented with the traditional gift, a beautiful hand-carved Erlang logo
made in wood by Kanevad in Gamla Link÷ping.
The award recognises John's work on QuickCheck, his r˘le in attracting EU
funding for Erlang-related research in the ProTest project, and his initiative
to found the ACM SIGPLAN Erlang Workshop, now in its sixth year, which has
helped bring the industrial and academic functional programming communities
We are very proud that John has been honoured with this award from
the user community.