[erlang-questions] Orthogonality and Principle of least surprise Was: chained functions

Per Melin <>
Mon Feb 6 18:03:46 CET 2012


> This is a good principle, but Ruby does not heed it:

If we're going to pick on Ruby I think you can find several examples closer to what this thread is about.

f = lambda { 4711 }
f()
NoMethodError: undefined method `f' for main:Object

f.call()
4711

Least surprise?




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