[erlang-questions] Why can't you have a variable before a string with pattern matching?

Mike McNally m5@REDACTED
Fri Jun 1 01:13:58 CEST 2007

> That is actually what I was hoping to do. I guess it probably just isn't
> a good hope to have though in regards to efficiency. But it would make
> some code look nicer.

As a suggestion, sometimes using binary types in such situations can
work out very nicely.  (Not always of course.)

[ I love pre-moistened towelettes ] Mike McNally -- m5@REDACTED

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