[erlang-questions] Scheme on the Erlang VM
Sat Jun 2 12:28:28 CEST 2007
On Jun 2, 2007, at 11:22 AM, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> The main issue is mutable data structures: composite Erlang
> terms (cons cells, tuples, binaries) are immutable, but Lisp
> and Scheme require the ability to destructively update fields
> in such terms.
I don't think this is an absolute requirement for Scheme.
Also, "mutability" can be implemented, just like in Erlang, by
returning a copy of the original data structure.
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