[erlang-questions] {1} > 100 returns true ?!

Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Training and Consulting) <>
Sun May 17 21:40:32 CEST 2009


Hi Steve,

This has to do with the lexicographical order of Erlang types.

number < atom < reference < fun < port < pid < tuple < list < bit string

Francesco


Steve Kirsch wrote:
> i must admit I am a bit baffled by why this isn't an error:
>
> 4> {1,3} > 100.
> true
> 5> {1} >100.
> true
> 6>
>
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