Erlang language issues

Sean Hinde <>
Fri Apr 19 11:16:26 CEST 2002


> Richard Carlsson wrote:
> > On Wed, 17 Apr 2002, Bengt Kleberg wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>>After some initial attempts at inventing new delimiters, 
> all of which
> >>>had subtle problems, we came to the conclusion that the 
> normal C comment
> >>>delimiters /* ... */ were probably the best choice.
> >>
> >>will they nest? (unlike c)
> > 
> > 
> > Yes.
> 
> That is why I have been against block comments.  If they are so great 
> why were line comments added to C++?

I agree, I thought this is what emacs was for (i.e blocking and unblocking
out multiple lines of code with %) :)

Sean



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