[Haskell-cafe] Any comments about Clojure language?
tgdavies at gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 19:46:51 EDT 2009
On 10/08/2009, at 6:34 PM, Sukit Tretriluxana wrote:
> 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?
As far as I know, the closest thing to Haskell on the JVM is CAL http://openquark.org
Clojure differs from Haskell in being impure (although it does provide
some immutable data structures) and in not being statically typed --
the lack of static typing is the most important difference IMHO.
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