[erlang-questions] if vs. case (long)
Thu Mar 13 08:38:19 CET 2008
2008/3/13, Jay Nelson <jay@REDACTED>:
> My default instinct in erlang is to use case because I know it can
> always be easily expanded to include more branches, and it guarantees
> that all legal cases are enumerated so nothing is hidden in the order
> of branches:
> Var = computeStuff(),
> case DebugOn of
> true -> log(Var);
> false -> ok
A colleague of mine would most definitely write this as
DebugOn andalso log(Var).
I'll save him the trouble of pointing that out. (:
We've had some discussions about whether this is good style.
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