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

Garrett Smith <>
Sat Aug 9 20:23:06 CEST 2014


I could be persuaded to donate the Lamprey name. As it was originally
Roberts's suggestion, it would only cost him three beers.

(lamprey.io is available btw)

On Sat, Aug 9, 2014 at 12:35 PM, Sean Cribbs <> wrote:
> 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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