[erlang-questions] lists:seq/[2,3] bug?
Thu Sep 18 09:05:47 CEST 2008
Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
> On my Mac I have Erlang R12B-3.
> erl -version says
> Erlang (SMP,ASYNC_THREADS) (BEAM) emulator version 5.6.3
> lists:seq(1, N) gives me the expected N-element list for
> integers N >= 1. I expect, indeed, I would require, that
> lists:seq(1, 0) should give me the empty list. Instead,
According to the documentation, the meaning of the first argument is the
first value and the second one is the *final* value of the sequence not
the length of the sequence.
I think that your proposition will break a lot of code.
Some example of lists:seq usage.
Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.6.3 [source] [smp:2] [async-threads:0]
Eshell V5.6.3 (abort with ^G)
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