[erlang-questions] Compiler to warn on used underscore-variables
Tue Jan 5 16:58:32 CET 2010
2010/1/5 Vance Shipley <vances@REDACTED>
> On Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 01:34:10AM -0700, Tony Arcieri wrote:
> } I'm not sure what alternative you're proposing. Would you prefer all
> } variables prefixed with an underscore have the same semantics as '_'?
> Yes. The current behaviour, given the purpose of a underscore
> prefix, violates the principle of least astonishment. IMHO
> I know it's not going to change but having been burnt by this
> in my learning phase I still hold that opinion.
A change like that would be backwards incompatible and break existing code.
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