[erlang-questions] Erlang cons function

Richard Carlsson <>
Tue Jan 31 19:26:10 CET 2017


No, it's considered a language primitive, similar to fixed-size tuples
{1,2}. That's not to say that there couldn't be a named function like the
one you looked for, just that there isn't one because there has never been
much of a need for it.

        /Richard

2017-01-31 16:16 GMT+01:00 Garrett Smith <>:

> Is there a functional reference to the cons operator? Something
> equivalent to this:
>
>   fun(H, T) -> [H|T] end
>
> I was hoping for erlang:'|'(H, T) but no dice.
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