[erlang-questions] lists:keyfind as an alternative to lists:keysearch

James Hague <>
Wed Feb 4 16:55:37 CET 2009


> We have decided to implement lists:keyfind/3 as a BIF in R13.

Wonderful!

Now I know this was my original suggestion, and I certainly never
expect any or all of my ideas to be hailed as useful enough to be
incorporated into Erlang proper, but there does seem to be
accelerating progress in regard to smoothing out rough parts of the
language and libraries.  That's a great thing.



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