[erlang-questions] Erlang Idioms - A Pattern for an Erlang Programming Team

Eric Newhuis <>
Sat Feb 13 00:56:33 CET 2010


Ah!  Not yet but I do have the T-shirt.  :)

Maybe the idioms should tweet whenever a new one is hatched.

On Feb 12, 2010, at 8:55 AM, Attila Rajmund Nohl wrote:

> 2010/2/12, Eric Newhuis <>:
> [...]
>> It is a combination of useful small functions that should some day find
>> themselves a part of some open standard, a set of the typical macros (LET,
>> IF, etc.), and some common imports (lists, string, etc.).
> 
> I bet you have something like lists:flatten(io_lib:format(Format,
> Parameters)) somewhere in that library :-)
> 
> [...]
>> I wonder if others have done something similar and would care to share or
>> are already aware of something like this or have suggestions on how such
>> sharing could be enabled.
> 
> I think it would be useful if there were some "extended distribution"
> to OTP that would contain libraries like the one you've created. The
> big problem would be that most major Erlang projects already have some
> libraries on their own and of course they wouldn't pick this new
> "extended distribution" up.
> 
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