[erlang-bugs] Very minor documentation bug in proplists module

Richard Carlsson <>
Wed Sep 24 10:49:01 CEST 2008

Bengt Kleberg wrote:
> Greetings,
> On http://erlang.org/doc/man/proplists.html the "See also" for
> get_value/3 refers to a function get_value/1. It does not exist.

Thanks. It should be get_value/2.

> Also, I think it would be slightly better to refer to get_value/2
> instead of lookup/2 in the explanation to get_value/3.

Well, no, because lookup/2 is the main primitive, while get_value/2
is just a simplified form of get_value/3 itself.


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