[erlang-questions] Just curious - why is "query" a reserved word?

Ulf Wiger <>
Sat Oct 11 19:08:40 CEST 2008

It was used by mnemosyne list comprehensions.

Ulf W

2008/10/11, Steve Davis <>:
> It's one of the most obvious choices of function name when dealing with
> persistent storage - and I notice that e.g. erlyweb has used q(), q1(),
> etc instead probably *because* query is a reserved word. So I'm curious
> as to why it is reserved?
> /s
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