[erlang-questions] will Erlang ever have currying?
Mon Sep 11 07:36:22 CEST 2006
On 9/8/06, Vlad Dumitrescu <> wrote:
> On 9/7/06, Vlad Dumitrescu <> wrote:
> > some_fun(X, _, 3, _)
> > would be syntactic sugar for
> > fun(XX, YY) -> some_fun(X, XX, 3, YY) end
> If anyone really wants to use this today, please go to
> http://forum.trapexit.org/viewtopic.php?p=21183, where I submitted a
> parse_transform that will let you use the above right away.
Neat! I'll definitely try that. I'd always taken it for granted that
possibly have 'natural' currying in the sense of Haskell, due to the
automatic currying | n-ary functions | functions-named-by-arity
, but this is a really comfortable syntax for explict currying in Erlang.
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