[erlang-questions] Erlang Syntax - again

Thomas Lindgren thomasl_erlang@REDACTED
Wed Mar 12 12:57:10 CET 2008

--- "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 think this is a fairly good time for
hashes/dicts/structs/association maps/... (Though if
it's this or unicode, I'd choose unicode.)

Anyway, I'd want these terms to have Richard's
semantics and Joe's syntax. (half :-)


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