[erlang-questions] Maps single value access not implemented

Sina Samavati <>
Mon Feb 10 03:39:33 CET 2014

Charles Irvine <> writes:

> I am wanting to experiment with Maps in R17, but just discovered that
> accessing a single value from a map is not yet implemented. I find
> this surprising. Isn’t this a most fundamental feature of a map data
> structure?

Yes, this is.
Note that the latest version is *17.0-rc1* which means it is a _pre-release_.
We will probably see the complete implementation of Maps[1] in 17.0-rc2.

[1]: http://www.erlang.org/eeps/eep-0043.html

Sina Samavati
Software engineer


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