[erlang-questions] Erlang vs Clojure

Torbjorn Tornkvist <>
Fri Nov 23 17:19:39 CET 2007


Ciprian Dorin Craciun wrote:
>     I would see the benefit of a Lisp-syntax-based Erlang version --
> but compiled to beam... Just see the recent posts on macros and other
> Lisp functionalities.

Why not implement a Scheme to Erlang-Core compiler then?

Just focus on the sequential parts and let concurrency
hide inside modules written in Erlang. I did some
experiments like this with a Haskell syntax:

http://blog.tornkvist.org/blog.yaws?id=1190846785574003

Cheers, Tobbe


> 
>     Ciprian.
> 
>     P.S.: When I say Lisp I mean the whole Lisp family, but I would
> incline to Scheme.
> 
> 
> On Nov 23, 2007 12:48 AM, Robin Bhattacharyya <> wrote:
>> This is a quick qualitative comparison of Erlang and Clojure:
>>
>> http://groups.google.com/group/clojure/browse_thread/thread/2a2b24ffef5d1631
>>
>> Does anyone see the benefit of a Lispy version of Erlang on the JVM?
>>
>> Robin




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