[erlang-questions] noob namespace question
Wed Dec 12 19:08:35 CET 2012
note that 'CapitelLetter' is also an atom.
On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 10:00 PM, Loïc Hoguin <> wrote:
> On 12/12/2012 06:58 PM, Rustom Mody wrote:
>> In Erlang variables start with a capital letter, atoms start with a
>> lowercase letter.
>> Functions also start with lowercase.
>> How does Erlang distinguish atoms and functions? Especially in the
>> context of higher order functions.?
>> [Disclaimer: noob to Erlang but not functional programming or Lisp.
>> Erlang atoms look quite close to Lisp atoms though also different...]
> Function names are atoms.
> Funs don't have a name (yet) so there's no naming happening there.
> Loïc Hoguin
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