[erlang-questions] My biggest beef with Erlang

Robert Virding <>
Mon Nov 26 22:36:48 CET 2007


On 26/11/2007, Robert Virding <> wrote:
>
> Scheme allows defining a prefix within the a symbol which means it refers
> to another module (library for them) so you would write:
>
> (mod:func ... )
>
> when you know where to go at compiletime. At least that's how I
> interpreted the spec. Then for the general case you could use:
>
> (apply mod 'func ( ... ))
>
> or how about:
>
> (: mod func arg1 arg2 ... )
>
> for all cases?
>

Equivalent to funcall in CL, this would be a remote funcall. Again a bit
heavy for the standard case.

Of course some mailers might see that as a smiley. :-)

Robert
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