[erlang-questions] NIL_EXT [was: Erlang External Format]

Kenneth Lundin <>
Mon Apr 14 22:04:01 CEST 2008


Thanks for pointing out the error.
The documentation will be corrected in the the next release (R12B-3)

/Kenneth Erlang/OTP team, Ericsson

On 4/14/08, Michael FIG <> wrote:
> Hi,
> One question... the LIST_EXT documentation on the website states the following:
> Length is the number of elements that follows in the Elements section. Tail is the final tail of the list; it is LARGE_TUPLE_EXT  for a proper list, but may be anything type if the list is improper (for instance [a|b]).
> By my investigation, proper lists should be described as ending in NIL_EXT instead of LARGE_TUPLE_EXT.  Could somebody please update the documentation accordingly?
> Thanks,
> --
> Michael FIG <>, PMP
> MarkeTel Multi-Line Dialing Systems, Ltd.
> Phone: (306) 359-6893 ext. 528

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