[erlang-questions] Some comments on EEP 9 (binary: module)

Jim McCoy jim.mccoy@REDACTED
Sat Mar 8 00:52:16 CET 2008

On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 7:32 PM, Richard A. O'Keefe <ok@REDACTED> wrote:

>  5.  Ever since I met SNOBOL 4, I have known the operation of removing
>  outer
>      blanks from a string as trimmming.  It's a little odd to find it
>  called
>      stripping.

Perl probably started this particular terminology shift, and Python
and Ruby finished the job.  Sorry, but arguing this one is a lost


More information about the erlang-questions mailing list