[erlang-questions] Package Support/Use

Richard Carlsson <>
Wed Nov 8 09:58:34 CET 2006


Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
  > I'm sure you will appreciate why I am so firmly convinced that end 
of file
> should not be regarded as exceptional.

As Ulf (I think) noted, perhaps there should really be two different 
interfaces: one for random reading, where you expect the data to be 
there (and it is an exception if you reach eof), and one for sequential 
reading, returning {read, X}/eof.

     /Richard




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