[erlang-questions] Fw: Newbie question

kevin.hostelley <>
Tue Jul 21 19:35:17 CEST 2009


> > I don't understand why the {data, Data} pattern isn't receiving the
> > message.  Can someone help me understand this?
>
> It is because Data is already bound to "ABC", so you try to match
> against {data, "ABC"}.
>
> Regards,
> Alpar
>
>

So "Data" is still in scope even though the receive ended?  If the receive
was inside a function, would the scope of "Data" be limited to that
function?


Thanks,

Kevin Hostelley

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