Erlang is getting too big
Richard A. O'Keefe
Wed Oct 15 03:34:51 CEST 2003
Richard Carlsson <richardc@REDACTED> wrote:
[that if you define a local function with the same name
= (symbol/arity) as a pervasive built-in, then you get a
warning that says you've redefined it, and you can call
it from the outside, but on the inside you get the built-in].
It seems to me that this is clearly a bug. The warning is useful,
but a direct call to a function with a visible local definition
should _always_ find that local definition, or what are scope rules for?
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