[erlang-questions] case expression scope

Loïc Hoguin <>
Wed Mar 5 20:22:59 CET 2014

On 03/05/2014 06:13 PM, Thomas Lindgren wrote:
> The way I see it, the feature of implicit variable matching is more
> trouble than it's worth. Warnings about such matches would catch this
> kind of problems.
> For myself, it's seldom used in practice, and mostly a source of hidden
> bugs and unobvious code. Rewriting into explicit comparisons is normally
> straightforward and clearer, so having it doesn't buy me a lot. But
> maybe I'm being unreasonable. Anyone use bound variables in patterns a
> lot by intent?


Loïc Hoguin

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