[erlang-questions] Erlang vs Clojure

Thomas Lindgren <>
Sun Nov 25 11:33:19 CET 2007


--- Robin Bhattacharyya <> wrote:
> Rich Hickey, the author of Clojure, makes the case
> that in the past
> lisps failed to catch on because they were off on an
> "island" with
> their own runtimes.  The legacy of Java will be the
> JVM not the Java
> language, as there are currently ~300 languages
> targeting the JVM.

Were I to do something like that, I'd very seriously
consider targeting the CLR. Or DLR. So if you do go
down that road, don't bet on the wrong island.

Best,
Thomas



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