[erlang-questions] Irregular list

Paul Fisher <>
Thu Feb 12 19:25:22 CET 2009


Mihai Balea wrote:
> Maybe I'm missing something, but what is the point of even allowing  
> the concept of cons cells? Wouldn't a tuple be more generic?
> Is there any practical use of "improper lists" in Erlang?

FWIW, the dict module uses them...


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paul



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