[erlang-questions] What atom name to represent a null value

Jayson Vantuyl <>
Fri Feb 26 01:29:38 CET 2010


undefined is the standard one.  Although I've used none, null, and nil before (in different situations).

On Feb 25, 2010, at 4:20 PM, caio ariede wrote:

> I already saw some people using "undef", but I want to know what name is
> commonly used (if there is).
> 
> Caio Ariede
> http://caioariede.com/
> 
> 
> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 9:14 PM, David Lloyd <> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Why couldn't you use "null"?
>> 
>> DSL
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> *From*: caio ariede <<caio%20ariede%20%%3e>
>>> 
>> *To*: erlang-questions <<erlang-questions%20%%3e>
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>> *Subject*: [erlang-questions] What atom name to represent a null value
>> *Date*: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 21:13:34 -0300
>> 
>> In common sense, what atom name can I use to better represent null values?
>> 
>> Thanks.
>> 
>> Caio Ariedehttp://caioariede.com/
>> 
>> 
>> 

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Jayson Vantuyl




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