[erlang-questions] Pretty-printing Erlang

Bengt Kleberg <>
Fri Oct 22 09:20:05 CEST 2010


You are correct, the site mentioned in the paper about tidier is not
responding. I have no idea as to why, nor where tidier has gone.

You are also correct (IMHO) about erl_tidy (and erl_prettypr) making
things less tidy (pretty) when several body level expressions are placed
on one line.


bengt

On Fri, 2010-10-22 at 00:04 +0200, Richard O'Keefe wrote:
> On 21/10/2010, at 6:33 PM, Bengt Kleberg wrote:
> 
> > The clean up effect you describe as the beyond the scope of a pretty
> > printer might be achieve by tidier
> > (http://www.erlang-factory.com/conference/London2009/speakers/kostissagonas).
> 
> I cannot connect to the http://tidier.softlab.ntua.gr/ site;
> is that still the correct site for tidier?
> 
> > 
> > The problem with several body level expressions on one line is a problem
> > that I either avoid by having long variable/function names, or fix
> > manually after wards. It would be nice to get it done automatically.
> 
> The problem here is that the original code didn't *have* several
> expressions on one line; erl_tidy *un*tidied that code.
> 



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