[erlang-questions] Reading (and ignoring) escape-sequences

Hasan Alayli <>
Fri Mar 26 06:01:51 CET 2010

> Anyway it was a surprise to me that these sort of things weren't handled in
> a better way overall and even if Erlang wasn't really made to handle these
> kind of things I would hope that it would have better support in the future
> because it is absolutely gold to be able to write tools like e.g. table view
> and the debugger without the need for gs (or wx) without the nasty scrolling
> all the time (e.g. like top).
> /Mazen

My gut feeling says you are taking Erlang out of its context.

Erlang is not a general purpose programming language so it should be
no surprise. :)

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