[erlang-questions] A style question

Attila Rajmund Nohl <>
Mon Feb 15 14:14:13 CET 2010


2010/2/15, Jayson Vantuyl <>:
> While we're at it, there are tons of dusty corners that people miss.
>
> There's the occasionally useful but wholly unknown syntax for multiple
> clauses in an anonymous fun:
>
> F = fun
>    (true) -> ok;
>    (false) -> failed
> end.

This is damn useful for e.g. lists:filter()...

[...]
> Or pattern matching using ++.  Or matchspecs in general.

I always thought that given their highly cryptic syntax, matchspecs
are not designed for human consumption.


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