[erlang-questions] Maps branch and disclaimers

Robert Virding <>
Tue Oct 29 20:23:11 CET 2013


You couldn't have values like that, they're not primes. 

Robert 

----- Original Message -----

> From: "Jesper Louis Andersen" <>

> On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 7:15 PM, OvermindDL1 <  > wrote:

> > +1 for -1, 0, and 1, math simplifies then in cases
> 
> No -1000 for this bad insane idea. Comparison is an algebraic datatype with
> three outcomes: lt, eq or gt. You DON'T use an integer domain to represent
> that. Why not -1337, 0 and +230439204830948320498 instead? They are equally
> good I guess!

> We don't need to diverge from Standard ML. We need to converge!

> --
> J.

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