[erlang-questions] Erlang Syntax - again

Mats Cronqvist mats.cronqvist@REDACTED
Tue Mar 11 23:14:36 CET 2008

Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) wrote:
> Mats Cronqvist skrev:
>> Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) wrote:
>>> In general, I think that records and macros introduce
>>> compile-time dependencies that can be very painful in large
>>> projects. Given that just about everything else can be
>>> properly encapsulated and managed at runtime, with polymorphism
>>> and all, records and macros stick out like a sore thumb.
>>  ... and parse transforms...
>>  mats
> No no no no - parse transforms are just wonderful. (:
> The only thing missing with parse transforms is the
> ability to introduce new syntax (e.g. like !!).

   at the very least, the ability to introduce weird compile-time 
dependencies is second to none.

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