[erlang-questions] A modest proposal to eliminate tuples

Wojtek Narczyński <>
Wed Aug 27 21:20:46 CEST 2014


On 27.08.2014 20:51, Dmitry Demeshchuk wrote:
> I, personally, think lists are obsolete too. Instead, everyone should 
> just use maps for everything:
>
Use binary trees.

http://www.cse.chalmers.se/~bernardy/PP.pdf

"In an eloquent 2009 ICFP invited talk, Guy Steele harangued the 
functional programming crowds to stop using lists and use sequences, 
represented as balanced trees."

A list is just a perfectly imbalanced binary tree, after all.

-- 
Wojtek N.



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