[erlang-questions] Did Erlang's grammar change in R16A?

Richard A. O'Keefe <>
Thu Feb 14 23:12:59 CET 2013

I had always assumed that dots, like at-signs, were allowed in
Erlang atoms so that one could write an Erlang node name like
 as an atom. 

It was never clearly stated anywhere what the rules were, and
the way that .x = x was particularly odd.

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