[m-dev.] Help required with Erlang: Address review comments

Julien Fischer jfischer at opturion.com
Wed Sep 7 16:11:11 AEST 2016

On Wed, 7 Sep 2016, Paul Bone wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 07, 2016 at 03:47:10PM +1000, Julien Fischer wrote:

>>>> Isn't it just:
>>>>   Result = {ok};
>>>> etc?  (That is at least, what the reference manual section on Erlang
>>>> data passing conventions suggests that it is.)
>>> Doh! that was it.
>> I'll adjust the reference manual to it a litle more obvious.
> To be fair, it's probably already the kind of thing that would be obvious to
> someone who actually knows Erlang.

Maybe, although it's really a question of how Mercury values map down to
Erlang values.  In any case, there's no harm in adding a note saying
that pragma foreign_export_enum doesn't need to exist for Erlang and
pointing the reader to the section on Erlang data passing conventions
(which is what I am intending to do).


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