[erlang-questions] beginner: Generating a list of prime numbers

Bjorn Gustavsson <>
Fri Feb 6 17:11:08 CET 2009


On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 12:23 PM, Imre Palik <> wrote:

> The real morale of the thing is that you want to use list comprehension whenever you can.  It tends to be much faster than recursion.

That surprises me, because I happen to know how list comprehensions
are implemented.

Do you have any measurements to back up your statement?

/Bjorn
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Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB



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