clarification on single assignment

Martin Bjorklund <>
Wed Nov 22 11:24:41 CET 2000


Ulf Wiger <> wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Nov 2000, Martin Bjorklund wrote:

> "In contrast to, for example C variables, Erlang variables can only be
> assigned once - when a variable has been bound to a value, we cannot
> bind it to a new value."

Call it want you want; my point was that if you want to implement what
you suggested, an assignment operator, separate from match, is needed.


/martin



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