[erlang-patches] Reclaim the 'query' keyword

Henrik Nord <>
Tue Dec 4 12:23:11 CET 2012

I Have now added this branch to 'master-pu'

Thank you for your contribution!

On 11/28/2012 08:06 PM, Loïc Hoguin wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to reclaim the 'query' word for everyone to use. This word is 
> much too important to keep it reserved forever. Use includes anything 
> you can query, from databases to web services to hardware.
> Since I was at it I also removed most of what remains from Mnemosyne. 
> What's left is the :- operator, and its associated rules. I didn't 
> want to remove these because they do relate to the Prolog origins of 
> the language and this was a too big decision for me to take.
> I tested most of the suites but since I wasn't able to run the test 
> suite entirely because Mnesia was timeouting all the time, I may have 
> forgotten something.
> So please:
>   git fetch git://github.com/essen/otp.git forget-mnemosyne
> https://github.com/essen/otp/compare/erlang:master...forget-mnemosyne
> https://github.com/essen/otp/compare/erlang:master...forget-mnemosyne.patch 
> And keep me informed!

/Henrik Nord Erlang/OTP

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