Erlang provides one of the only modern implementations of the actors model, a shared-nothing approach to concurrency that can be used on a parallel (i.e. multicore) machine or in a distributed environment. The erlang-in-lisp project aims to bring these ideas to Common Lisp by drawing on previous work including:

erlang-in-lisp is being funded by the 2008 Google Summer of Code with student Matt Bone and mentor François-René Rideau. Click here to see the original proposal.

User's Manual

The user's manual contains information on how to program with erlang-in-lisp, how to hack on the erlan-in-lisp code, and information on the design of the system. Read the user's manual:


Consult Matt Bone's blog.

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