[erlang-questions] "Design patterns" for functional languages?

Kevin Scaldeferri <>
Thu Aug 7 04:34:53 CEST 2008


On Aug 6, 2008, at 7:17 PM, Michael T. Richter wrote:
>
> These would fall more under the heading of "idioms" than GoF-style  
> patterns in my books (although the latter of the two is in the same  
> grey space I mention below).

Indeed, it's tough to say exactly what the distinctions are between  
"idioms", "design patterns", and "best practices".  And what is idiom  
in one language may be a pattern in another.


-kevin



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