[Haskell-cafe] Any comments about Clojure language?

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Mon Aug 10 12:35:48 EDT 2009

> Hi all,
> I start reading about Closure language (http://clojure.org) and it seems an
> interesting language. I don't know much about this language especially in
> comparison to Haskell feature by feature. Could it perhaps be what Haskell on
> JVM would have been with the dressing of Lisp syntax?
> Any one would like to chime in your comments about the language, in comparison
> to Haskell?

It's a Scheme-like language that targets the JVM. Most of the
comparisons between Scheme-like languages and Haskell hold.

It provides some form of built-in STM, and libraries for some persistant
data structures, which is an interesting development.

-- Don

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