[erlang-questions] Pattern-matching function?

Robert Virding <>
Thu Oct 30 16:17:58 CET 2008


Well of course I would use LFE, but otherwise I agree. :-) And define a
macro defining macro.

Seriously though, using macros or parse_transforms is the only way to get
around the problem of not having patterns or variables as real "things".

Robert

2008/10/30 mats cronqvist <>

> "Robert Virding" <> writes:
>
> > One solution is to use macros as a wrapper around a fun.
>
>   Some people, when confronted with a problem, think
>  "I know, I'll use a macro."
>  Now they have two problems.
>
>  with apologies to jwz.
>
>  mats
>
> p.s. unless you're coding in lisp, of course.
>
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