[erlang-questions] String pattern matching

Kevin q2h46uw02@REDACTED
Wed Apr 29 00:56:22 CEST 2009

Does this behavior make sense to somebody or is this sugar tasting sour?

25> "a"++B = "ab". 
26> A++"b" = "ab".
* 1: illegal pattern

I was just looking for an erlangy way to chomp the end of strings, like

NewLine ++ "\r\n" = Line

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