[erlang-questions] Reassigning variables
Wed Mar 18 04:20:59 CET 2009
> So I think the X1 = f(X), X2 = f(X1) anti-pattern is not a weakness
> of the language; it's Erlang's way of telling you that you should
> use more functions.
This is an honest question. How is re-assignment of local variables
bad? They have no life outside their stack frame. So there is no
risk of side-effects.
Is it a style issue or is there something else?
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