[erlang-questions] Erlang Syntax - again

Sean Hinde sean.hinde@REDACTED
Tue Mar 11 23:36:56 CET 2008

On 11 Mar 2008, at 22:03, Christian S wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 10:25 PM, Richard A. O'Keefe <ok@REDACTED 
> > wrote:
>> On 12 Mar 2008, at 12:05 am, Christian S wrote:
>>> Would it be possible to create a pattern matching syntax for some  
>>> kind
>>> of association map?
>> Yes it would.  Joe Armstrong and I have both produced such designs.
>> I don't know how he intends his to be implemented, but mine manages
>> to be sufficiently memory-efficient in the usual case to completely
>> replace existing uses of records, while still being flexible.  It is
>> *definitely* EEP time.
> I've been looking around for what you have in mind. This one suggests
> some major changes:
> http://www.cs.otago.ac.nz/staffpriv/ok/frames.pdf
> This one seem very doable, to the point that I want them already:
> http://www.erlang.org/ml-archive/erlang-questions/200509/msg00329.html

Or there was the abstract patterns proposal I rather liked:



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