[erlang-questions] list:join() for erlang?

Håkan Stenholm <>
Wed Sep 12 20:09:48 CEST 2007


igwan wrote:
> It does exist :
>
> erlang:'++'/2
>   
which is the same as lists:append/2.

lists:append/1 (append list of lists) may also be of interest, as well 
as lists:flatten/1 that can be used like lists:append/1, but also to 
flatten deeper list structures.

> and the corresponding syntactic sugar :
>
> 1> [a,b,c] ++ [d,e,f].
> [a,b,c,d,e,f]
>
>
> -igwan
>
> Peter K Chan a écrit :
>   
>> I looked around and I couldn't find a list:join() implementation for
>> erlang. Is this intentional? The join function seems to be a useful
>> feature to have.
>>
>> I ended up writing my own version, which was simple enough; but it would
>> be even better if it is available as a BIF.
>>
>> Peter
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