[erlang-questions] View patterns

Claes Wikstrom <>
Thu Aug 23 23:53:40 CEST 2007


> One of the things which is about to be added to GHC is view patterns.
> The idea is that if E is an expression and P is a pattern, then
> 	(E -> P)
> is a pattern.  This pattern matches a value V if and only if
> P = (E)(V).
> 

what a thoroughly disgusting idea - it makes the LOC count shrink
at the expense of unreadability.

/klacke





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