[erlang-questions] Comma, semicolon. Aaaaa

Robert Raschke rrerlang@REDACTED
Sun Sep 16 14:40:48 CEST 2007

I think because of Erlang's roots in langauages like Prolog, I've
found it easiest to think of the comma as "and" and the semicolon as

That fits in quite nicely with the comma being the sequencing
operator, wheras the semicolon acts as the searator between function,
if, and receive clauses, etc.  It also explains the guard syntax.  The
fullstop being the proper terminator at the end of an "Erlang


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