[erlang-questions] Which choice is better? Function or Case

Henning Diedrich <>
Sat Mar 9 16:32:08 CET 2013


Hi Richard,

On Mar 8, 2013, at 12:39 AM, Richard A. O'Keefe <> wrote:

> If Helmuth von Moltke is in an afterlife that permits him to
> entertain such thoughts, he probably wishes he had said
> "no plan survives contact with the enemy", but he said
> "no operation extends with any certainty beyond the first
> encounter with the main body of the enemy", which is not so
> pithy, but offers extra insight.

A great example for why to leave extras out.

You would never have heard of the quote had he succumbed to this feature creep.

Henning


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