[eeps] : An EEP to allow optional leading semicolons in 'case' &c

Raimo Niskanen <>
Thu Feb 19 14:27:13 CET 2009


On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 08:32:18PM +0100, Fredrik Svahn wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> What happened to this EEP? I cannot see it in the list at
> http://www.erlang.org/eeps/?
> 

It apparently got lost (to me) in a mail disturbance here at Ericsson.
I found it in the archives, though:
http://www.erlang.org/pipermail/eeps/2008-August/000060.html
I will enlist it soon... (why hasn't anyone reminded me earlier?)

> Would it be possible to extend it with optional trailing semicolons? This
> seems to be a rather common request in the mailing lists.

Richard A. O'Keefe made a case against it here:
http://www.erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2008-August/037161.html

> 
> BR /Fredrik
> 
> 2008/8/8 Richard A. O'Keefe <>
> 
> > This EEP proposes allowing ';' immediately after 'if', 'of',
> > 'receive' (except when followed by 'after') and 'catch' (as
> > part of a 'try').  The reference implementation is the
> > attached .diff file.
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