OtpErlangTuple fails on 0 arity tuples

Shawn Pearce <>
Fri Jan 26 14:59:26 CET 2001


Hence why I was sending them from an Erlang node to a Java node?  :)
My Java node expected a tuple there, and a 0 arity tuple meant something
special.  Buuuuut, code broke.  :-)


Ulf Wiger <> scrawled:
> On Thu, 25 Jan 2001, Shawn Pearce wrote:
> 
> >If 0 arity tuples were not meant to be supported in Erlang, perhaps
> >the compiler should be fixed to prevent making 0 arity tuples.  :-)
> 
> 0 arity tuples are definitely supported in Erlang.
> 
> Sometimes, they're even useful. ;)
> 
> /Uffe
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