cerl module; Core Erlang "forms"

Sean Hinde <>
Sat Apr 16 17:58:20 CEST 2005


On 16 Apr 2005, at 15:44,  wrote:

> On 2005-04-15 at 02:27:52 (+0100), Sean Hinde wrote:
>> 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.
>
> no - erl_scan/erl_eval would pollute the atom table. Though I can of
> limit the number of variables and such stuff, but I didn't wanted to do
> that too much.

Possibly it would not be too much work to remove atoms from 
erl_scan/eval, but the core erlang way is much cooler I agree.

Sean




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