principle of least surprise
Thu Nov 24 00:49:35 CET 2005
Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
>Robert Virding <> wrote:
> I don't really see why people still use the old X/1 type tests,
> it's not like we added the new ones yesterday. Especially not savvy
>Because there is no new edition of the Book?
>Because there are vast amounts of source code examples in
>the Erlang distribution using the old names?
>(A very crude scan of some of the OTP sources I happened to have handy
> showed 5,337 uses of the old type tests, but only 180 of the new ones,
> and those were concentrated in just a few modules.
> Both of these are under-estimates, but the proportion is about right.)
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