[erlang-questions] Intel Quad CPUs

David Mercer <>
Thu Sep 6 23:16:10 CEST 2007


On Thursday, September 06, 2007, Tony Finch wrote:
> What is the reason for the trailing ()s? It would be nice if the syntax
> had less redundant visual noise.

So it can tell the difference between an integer and the atom 'integer'?

Cheers,

David

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On Tue, 4 Sep 2007, Kostis Sagonas wrote:
>
> In the new language you would write (or preferably change the above edoc
> comment to be):
>
> -spec(foo/2 :: ((integer(), float()) -> atom())).

What is the reason for the trailing ()s? It would be nice if the syntax
had less redundant visual noise.

Tony.
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