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I have been considering using Clojure for Android, too. My primary concerns are that it takes a long time to start up, and runs slowly. My understanding is that by default, Clojure depends heavily on a dynamic runtime, and Dalvik, the Android virtual machine, makes introspection quite expensive. See Remco van't Veer's posts on the clojure group. (He's the guy behind the clojure-android fork.)



What about using Kawa Scheme, like Hal Abelson did with App Inventor for Android?

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I'm considering alternatives like that, but I am also quite excited about clojure generally (love the idea behind its concurrency semantics), and its interop with Java means that recoding the tight loops ought to be very easy...

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