Erlang language issues

Joe Armstrong <>
Wed Apr 17 12:10:58 CEST 2002


> Hi,
> 
> Since the language itself is an issue right now, I will pop up a question 
> about that, even if not really related to the rest of the thread.
> 
> Would a "block comment" concept be wrong for Erlang? 

	no

>  Difficult to implement?

   no 

   This is also needed for edoc'd files to look nice - 




> 
> The reason why I need it is that I would like to be able to embed Erlang 
> code within a HTML page using the same trick that JavaScript uses, namely 
> the HTML is commented out for the JS parser and the JS code is commented out 
> for the HTML parser. I don't see a way to do it with only the % comments....
> 

 Yes :-)



> regards,
> Vlad


/Joe





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