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String.to_existing_atom/1 is a double-edged sword

I’d argue Elixir has relatively few gotchas. It’s a simple and consistent language and when you first learn it there’s only a few things that are genuinely counter-intuitive and catch you by surprise…

https://nietaki.com/2018/12/04/string-to-existing-atom-is-a-double-edged-sword/

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