[erlang-questions] Fw: Newbie question

kevin.hostelley <>
Tue Jul 21 20:17:19 CEST 2009


Maxim Treskin <> wrote on 07/21/2009 02:10:39 PM:

> 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?
>
>
> No. You have badarg error in io:format. There is no 'exception
> error: no match of right hand side value', only badarg.
>
> --
> Maxim Treskin

Thanks for the "~p" tip for io:format.  But the problem I couldn't
understand was why my first receive pattern was skipped.  See Alpar's msg
for the explanation.

Thanks,
Kevin Hostelley

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