[erlang-questions] Newbie: Is there a short-circuit for the comma operator?
Thu Oct 11 08:05:21 CEST 2007
Thanks; I like auxilliary functions as a general technique. The only
way it doesn't scale is the shopping-list of command-line arguments, and
I guess the answer to that is records.
The code also gets simpler when I start using erlang:list_to_integer.
Should something like that be in the getting-started manual, near
>> Raimo, I may have miscommunicated; I don't want the returned value; what
>> > I'm trying to achieve is to be tail-recursive from the middle of an if,
>> > where the non-recursing branches will evaluate another expression, after
>> > a comma-operator. So throw/catch requires that I fail, because the
>> > stack frame will still be there, to catch the thrown thing.
> In that case the standard solution is to restructure the code,
> create a support function See below.
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