[erlang-patches] Scan "=<<" as something useful

Raimo Niskanen <>
Mon Apr 29 16:09:16 CEST 2013


On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 03:50:38PM +0200, Anthony Ramine wrote:
> If '=<<' is a token, "A=<<<42>>" is now scanned as 'A' '=<<' '<' '42' '>>', which would fail, even though my patch wouldn't.

Yes. That seems familiar. Either it was on the argumentation of 2003
or never was out on the list. Having '=<<' as a token meaning
'=' '<<' would break the currently valid code "A=<<<42>>".

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> Anthony Ramine
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> Le 29 avr. 2013 à 15:48, Raimo Niskanen a écrit :
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> > How come?
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/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB


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