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

Mark Nijhof <>
Sat Aug 9 20:31:40 CEST 2014


It would be interesting to help, not sure how but that will work itself out
I am sure. Also missed the blog post in the original post, thanks for
bringing that back as well :)

-Mark
 On Aug 9, 2014 8:23 PM, "Garrett Smith" <> wrote:

> 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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