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

Ivan Uemlianin <>
Sat Aug 9 20:04:16 CEST 2014


I don't know what I could do, but I'd be interested. Lua's a language I've been meaning to learn for a long time.

Ivan

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> On 9 Aug 2014, at 18:25, 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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