[erlang-questions] json handling map functions in erlang 17

Tuncer Ayaz <>
Thu Feb 6 17:30:38 CET 2014


On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 10:22 PM, Björn-Egil Dahlberg wrote:
> I have not read Joes final book on the matter (several drafts
> though) .. and I've told him, twice I think, that there will *not*
> be any maps to json BIFs to in the maps module. It does not belong
> in the standard library.

Thank you very much Egil! I'm sure there are others who welcome that
decision, and I'd like to voice my gratitude for _not_ introducing
JSON at that layer.

> I do touch on the subject in the EEP
> (https://github.com/erlang/eep/blob/master/eeps/eep-0043.md) under
> "protocol construction".
>
> However, it is encouraged that erlang json libraries make use of
> maps. =)



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