[erlang-questions] Reassigning variables

mats cronqvist <>
Thu Mar 19 21:28:18 CET 2009


James Hague <> writes:

> I'm not surprised to see the storm that this has started.  But after
> having taken the deep dive into Erlang for decidedly non-traditional
> FP applications (see http://prog21.dadgum.com), here's what I've
> decided:
>
> For some types of programs, it takes significantly less effort to
> write code if you can re-use names within the same function.

  This is of course true. But the discussion was about how easy it is
  to *read* such code. Or at least that's what I think should be about.

  mats



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