[erlang-questions] Intel Quad CPUs

Bob Ippolito <>
Fri Sep 7 16:34:56 CEST 2007


On 9/7/07, Tony Finch <> wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Sep 2007, Kostis Sagonas wrote:
> >
> >      there needs to be way to distinguish between atoms (i.e.
> >      singleton types) and type names.
> >
> >      Some types can also take parameters.
>
> I'd suggest using initial caps for type names, and omit the () except
> when the type parameter is non-trivial. (That is somewhat like the Haskell
> type syntax.)
>

So type names should be indistinguishable from variables? That sounds
far more confusing than having them look like function calls.

-bob



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