[eeps] Proposal for /\ and \/ operators

Kenneth Lundin <>
Fri Feb 27 12:38:51 CET 2009

You can stop discussing the suggested max and min operators now
because they will never
be implemented and they are now also removed from the EEP.

The EEP now only suggest min/2 and max/2 functions to be added to the
'erlang' module.

/Kenneth, Erlang/OTP Ericsson

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 10:25 AM, mats cronqvist <> wrote:
> "Richard O'Keefe" <> writes:
>> Max and min can hardly be called "bells and whistles".
>  Of course not, and noone has implied otherwise. But _operators_ for
>  max and min can and should be called "bells and whistles," or
>  perhaps "bloat."
>  Lets face it, Erlang is already full of stupid cruft. It's be great
>  if you used your gigantic brain to figure out ways to remove some of
>  it, instead of adding more.
>  mats
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