Dynamic languages are the future
Wed Aug 30 10:47:58 CEST 2006
On Aug 30, 2006, at 6:40 AM, Nick Linker wrote:
> I wonder why Erlang is not Lisp? I mean why inventors of Erlang
> chose to create its own language instead of creating just ERTS-
> specific library for LISP (or at least Scheme)?
> Parentheses? :-)
You don't have the process abstraction built into the language so
Erlang cannot be recreated as Lisp, IMO. People are trying to do
Erlang-like libraries for Lisp (MU-PROC) but they are still based on
top of system threads which eliminates all the advantages, IMO.
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