forget

James Hague <>
Thu May 30 17:05:42 CEST 2002


>There are a couple of problems here.  The first one someone has already
>mentioned, that while Forth has an explicit stack Erlang (the language)
>doesn't, it has variables. The second one is that I personally find that
>I seldom have this type of code,

I agree, in that the last thing Erlang needs is another fringe feature.  The
"language extensions since 4.4" section of the documentation is becoming
daunting.  But I do see this sort of "VarN =" code regularly, even in OTP
itself, and it always makes me think that there has to be a better way.



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