Erlang is getting too big

Richard A. O'Keefe ok@REDACTED
Tue Oct 14 01:57:58 CEST 2003

Kostis Sagonas <kostis@REDACTED> wrote:
	   1. "Duplicate guards": There is absolutely no need to teach the old
		guards.  Simply introduce the new is_* ones!
	Is there something I am missing?
Er, yes.  A textbook.  Myself, I don't see the new is_* guards as a
significant improvement on the old ones, and in the admittedly modest
amount of Erlang code I write, I stick with what's described in the
Erlang book.

Perhaps it is time for a new edition of the Erlang book.

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