Language change proposal
Fri Oct 24 11:04:38 CEST 2003
Joe Armstrong wrote:
> - A new version of the language turns up - with the 'try' statement.
> - I write a program using 'try' and use the latest compiler
> - I post my program to the net
> - I get mail saying that my program is ****ed up because it
> won't go through some old version of the compiler that was released
> before version numbering was introduced.
> This has already happened to me on several occasions - I have sent people
> program that use binaries - only to find that they are using a
> "pre-binaries" Erlang.
would it not be true to say that you have written atleast one program
that have the opposite problem? using www_tools-1.0.tgz i had to update
the tcp code to R7.
i would also like to thank you for this module since it made it possible
to do what i wanted to do.
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