Erlang is getting too big

Richard A. O'Keefe ok@REDACTED
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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