[erlang-questions] A style question
Mon Feb 15 14:19:36 CET 2010
I'm not sure where you get your documentation from, but ... getting the
below links took me about 10 minutes!
On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 1:01 PM, Jayson Vantuyl <> wrote:
> 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
> Or for that matter, using guards on anonymous funs (needed it once in an
> unusual list comprehension).
> See same section above.
> Or all of the oddness you can do with binary pattern matching:
> <<Len:4/integer, Data:Len/binary>>.
> Or pattern matching using ++. Or matchspecs in general.
> Or the fiendishly undersupported bits like inet_res, binary comprehensions,
> parse tranforms, parameterized modules, -extends, etc.
> I like to believe that there will come a day that all of these things are
> documented clearly. Until then, I guess we'll have to document these things
> through cryptic rambling on the mailing list. :(
> Sent from my iPhone
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