Erlang language issues

Joe Armstrong <>
Mon Apr 22 16:02:36 CEST 2002


On Mon, 22 Apr 2002, Sean Hinde wrote:

> 
> > > > So as an alternative to block comments I'd happily 
> > consider "literate
> > > > Erlang" where the comment convention is reversed.
> 
> Erlang is a declarative language. What are these /%comment%/ things used for
> again?
> 
> Sean

The code tells the computer what to do.

The comments might, on a good day,  give you a faint clue as to what the 
program was supposed to do.

/Joe





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