[erlang-questions] Potion: was "Erlang for youngsters"

Loïc Hoguin <>
Sat Aug 9 19:33:51 CEST 2014


Me.

On 08/09/2014 07:25 PM, Robert Virding wrote:
> Hi, have not really been following that thread and just now (yes, I
> know) saw the reference in Torben's original message that his son
> thought that elixir looked like Lua. While I don't really agree with
> that there is an obvious solution that will make it even better:
>
> We do Potion which is a new language on the BEAM+OTP with a Lua inspired
> syntax instead. This would have many benefits:
>
> - It would make it much easier for a large group of programmers to get
> into the erlang fold.
> - The syntax would be simpler that elixir and would avoid some of its
> idiosyncrasies.
> - Lua is a fun language to start with.
>
> So who would be interested in joining me to do Potion, a new language
> for the Erlang VM?
>
> Robert
>
>
> On 30 June 2014 23:57, Torben Hoffmann
> <
> <mailto:>> wrote:
>
>     Very interestning!
>
>     Thx for sharing,
>     Torben
>
>     Angel Alvarez (GMAIL) writes:
>
>      > Hi guys,
>      >
>      > Have any you seen this?
>      >
>      > http://twdkz.wordpress.com/2014/06/26/teenage-haskell/
>      >
>      > I hope it is, of interest to this thread despite being haskell
>     related..
>      >
>      > Angel Alvarez
>      > angeljalvarezmiguel at gmail.com <http://gmail.com>
>      >
>      >
>      >
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