[erlang-questions] literal character syntax

Jesper Louis Andersen jesper.louis.andersen@REDACTED
Wed May 14 16:52:37 CEST 2014

On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 4:32 PM, Björn-Egil Dahlberg <egil@REDACTED>wrote:

> I like this proposal.
> I don't know how fast we could remove $ , $    , etc (earliest 19?) but we
> could certainly emit irritating deprecation warnings that make people want
> to fix their code.


I like the $\n notation and I use that from time to time, but indeed, '$ '
is just confusing, especially if programming with a variable width font in
which case it is really hard to determine what is happening. I'd like to
see this cleanup happen.

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