cerl module; Core Erlang "forms"

Sean Hinde <>
Fri Apr 15 15:27:52 CEST 2005


Hi,

> Of course the safest method would be writing a little interpreter in
> Erlang itself, but I think the compilation to BEAM (or using Hipe) is a
> much better approach. Speed shouldn't be a concern -- especially 
> because
> this is just a toy project of mine -- but I just don't want it to be
> slow or lets say slower as it could be, even if it is just a constant
> factor.

If you want to get started with something slow and measure to see if it 
is really too slow, then such an interpreter already exists in OTP. 
Check out erl_scan, erl_eval and friends.

Sean




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