[erlang-questions] removing an element from a list

Ahmed Omar <>
Tue May 3 11:26:39 CEST 2011


* 2nd case (removing several elements, i.e subtracting lists) you need to be
careful, if your lists are huge you wanna consider using sets
http://www.erlang.org/doc/efficiency_guide/commoncaveats.html#id59266

On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 11:15 AM, Mazen Harake <>wrote:

> The simple answer is: They are almost the same. if you only want to remove
> 1 element the list then use delete, if you want to remove several then use
> subtract.




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