[erlang-questions] Adding new operators?

David Goehrig dave@REDACTED
Sat Apr 13 21:44:10 CEST 2013

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 12:31 PM, Anthony Ramine <n.oxyde@REDACTED> wrote:

> For example he could write a parse transform for a parallel send operator
> like this:
>         +[Pids/parallel] ! Message.
> This is beyond ugly but at least it's quite obvious that some spooky
> action at the distance is going on.

This isn't as ugly as one might think.. Say

erl_scan:string(" Pids @! Message ").




erl_scan:string(" Pids #! Message ").



these I can transform into something reasonable ... and @! as parallel
array send and #! and parallel hash send have a sort of Perlish beauty to
them :)

AFAICT neither @! nor #! mean anything in existing erlang code as both are
syntax errors (which in this case is a good thing).


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