[erlang-questions] Abstract patterns, structs and frames

zambal <>
Mon Feb 23 17:48:35 CET 2009


On 23 feb, 12:31, Richard Andrews <> wrote:
> I don't see a need for the tag (ie. struct) and I think it might be a problem in some cases. What situations can people see where the struct tag is better than say, tag=someTagAtom in a frame?

Joe Armstrong describes both named and anonymous structs, so the use
of a name is optional. However, I don't see the big advantage of
having named structs either.

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vincent



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