[eeps] Proposal for /\ and \/ operators

Sargun Dhillon <>
Thu Feb 26 09:51:50 CET 2009


Yeah, I agree, let's use min, and max. The /\ and \/ characters are
just difficult, and non-intuitive.

On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 12:34 AM, Bob Ippolito <> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 12:25 AM, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:
>>  > I'm sick of writing my own max and min functions.
>>> Aren't you?
>>
>> Not really - If I didn't know Erlang or If I didn't know all the
>> language I's assume
>> that /\ meant AND and \/ meant OR. This would confuse lots of people.
>>
>> Could we use man and min instead of symbols?
>>
>> Otherwise this seems ok
>
> I have the same feedback. I like the functionality, but /\ and \/ are
> kinda ugly and very unintuitive.
>
> -bob
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