[erlang-questions] Erlang vs Clojure
Sun Nov 25 19:35:33 CET 2007
On 25-Nov-07, at 8:33 AM, Thomas Lindgren wrote:
> --- Robin Bhattacharyya <robi123@REDACTED> wrote:
>> Rich Hickey, the author of Clojure, makes the case
>> that in the past
>> lisps failed to catch on because they were off on an
>> "island" with
>> their own runtimes. The legacy of Java will be the
>> JVM not the Java
>> language, as there are currently ~300 languages
>> targeting the JVM.
> Were I to do something like that, I'd very seriously
> consider targeting the CLR. Or DLR. So if you do go
> down that road, don't bet on the wrong island.
Some would opine that a closed, proprietary island is the one sure to
sink. Or sink you.
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