Erlang port to the Java Virtual Machine

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Wed May 31 08:37:10 CEST 2006


> > Another major difficulty is that JVM tasking is too heavy for Erlang.
> So are OS threads.  Erlang seems to sidestep that rather neatly.

Yes, but it sidesteps by using its own VM. I don't suppose you mean
that the Erlang VM should be implemented on top of the Java VM? In any
case, it would have to be an almost-from-scratch implementation.


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