[erlang-questions] Wanted additions to the maps module?

Jacob <>
Mon May 2 17:59:55 CEST 2016


Hi,

I just came across the point where I wished there was a merge/3 function
like in dict/ordict:

  merge(Fun, Map1, Map2) -> Map3

Cheers

Jacob

On 04/08/2016 08:31 PM, Björn-Egil Dahlberg wrote:
> Hi there!
> 
> I would like to know if you have any desires that we extend the current
> maps module with additional functionality?
> 
> Have you repeated some code or built your own private lib to handle
> certain maps specific tasks and thought "why isn't this in the maps module?"
> 
> I would like to know!
> 
> There is still time before 19.0 to extend the current API.
> 
> We have for example discussed adding {get, put, update,
> remove}_path type of functions where we handle nested maps. Would this
> be useful? Would it be used?
> 
> What have we missed?
> 
> // Björn-Egil
> 
> 
> 
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