[erlang-questions] List to proplist?

Hynek Vychodil <>
Wed Oct 29 14:42:03 CET 2008


On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 2:29 PM, Martin Bjorklund <> wrote:

> Richard Carlsson <> wrote:
> > Hans Bolinder wrote:
> > > [Richard O'Keefe:]
> > >> A version of unfold that I prefer is
> > >>
> > >> unfold(State, Splitter) ->
> > >>      unfold(State, Splitter, []).
> > >>
> > >> unfold(State, Splitter, Acc) ->
> > >>      case Splitter(State)
> > >>        of []            -> lists:reverse(Acc)
> > >>         ; [Item|State1] -> unfold(State1, Splitter, [Item|Acc])
> > >>      end.
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > >
> > > lists:unfold/2 has been added to the upcoming R12B-5 release.
> >
> > I was going to comment on this before, but didn't get around to it.
> > Please don't use the return convention above; it is not normal
> > Erlang programming style, and introduces an improper list for no
> > really good reason.
>
> +1.  I was just going to make the same comment.
>
+1. me too

>
>
> /martin
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