[erlang-questions] Some functions must return values other may do so...

Felix Gallo felixgallo@REDACTED
Sun Aug 16 18:48:09 CEST 2015

I feel like the pragmatic negatives (API size, multiple 'ways to do it'
enabling inter- and intra-team stylistic clashing, etc.) of creating
another set of functions in any API annotated with exception handling
preference outweigh the positives.


On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 8:31 AM, Fred Hebert <mononcqc@REDACTED> wrote:

> On 08/16, Hugo Mills wrote:
>> - arru8NumberList : variable is an array of unsigned 8-bit integers
>>> ("arru8");
>>> - strName : Variable represents a string ("str") containing the
>>> name,  but does not specify how that string is implemented.
>>   This is "Systems Hungarian" (the better known and justly reviled
>> approach), where the fundamental storage types are encoded in the
>> variable name -- something that automated tooling can deal with much
>> better than people.
> Actually, the former is systems hungarian, the latter is apps hungarian,
> as lifted from the wikipedia page for both. They'er not *that* different ;)
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