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

Sean Cribbs <>
Sat Aug 9 19:35:01 CEST 2014


Potion is already the name of a language created by "Why the Lucky
Stiff" (aka _why): https://github.com/perl11/potion

On Sat, Aug 9, 2014 at 12:25 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
> <> 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
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
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