[erlang-questions] Why does Erlang have control structures?

Richard O'Keefe <>
Wed Aug 29 06:56:20 CEST 2012


On 29/08/2012, at 3:40 PM, dmitry kolesnikov wrote:
> Did I missed something but given Scala constructions has equivalents
> in Erlang? See below

You missed two things: (a) brevity and (b) a future is not the same
thing as a closure -- it gets evaluated just once.

One of the core strengths of Erlang is the things it *cannot* do.




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