Right. I meant to return a single element, the "earliest" one. Otherwise I would find using a superlative for the function name confusing.
The Decimal library could be another example. It provides a Decimal.compare/2 and a more semantic Decimal.min/2 and Decimal.max/2. On Friday, October 11, 2019 at 9:01:32 AM UTC+2, Tyson Buzza wrote: > > The earliest function as proposed by Jose above is more like the sort_by > function than the min function. It returns a sorted list. > > On Friday, October 11, 2019 at 2:40:47 PM UTC+8, Fernando Tapia Rico wrote: >> >> I would drop the `mapper` function, and have a similar interface to >> `Enum.min/2`: `DateTime.earliest(list_of_dates, empty_fallback // fn -> >> raise(...) end)`. > > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "elixir-lang-core" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to elixir-lang-core+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/elixir-lang-core/bce11106-9f29-457e-b63f-e6eef0633d74%40googlegroups.com.