Different code layout examples

Brian Williams <>
Thu Aug 12 14:30:15 CEST 2010

Are there any examples out there of different code layouts that may
(or may not) look better to someone confused by the punctuation?

On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 3:25 AM, Deryk Barker <> wrote:
> Geoffrey Biggs wrote:
>> I've never really had the problems that others seem to with Erlang's
>> punctuation. I've always thought of an Erlang function as like a
>> sentence. Just like in sentences, you use different punctuation to
>> separate the different parts. When you see the full stop, the sentence
>> ends. A single line is not necessarily a single, self-contained
>> "statement".
> Hear, hear!
> I've always found (well-laid out) erlang code to be particularly elegant.
> deryk
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Brian E. Williams


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