Removal of the keyword 'query'.

Steve Davis <>
Mon Aug 16 00:29:34 CEST 2010

I'd like to suggest that the keyword query be removed from Erlang.

It's unused. It's been unused for a long time. It's highly
inconvenient to avoid that atom when it's the right atom to use.

I imagine that the only reason to keep it would be if anyone said they
were still using it in production (given the longtime existence of
qlc, why would you need this level of back-compatibility?).

Any negative reactions?


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