[erlang-bugs] supervisor global type problem (R15B)

Anthony Shipman <>
Mon Feb 27 03:53:59 CET 2012

The documentation says that a global name can be {global, atom()} via the type 
sup_name(). But the supervisor code starts a gen_server which accepts {global, 

Shouldn't the supervisor accept {global, term()} too?

Anthony Shipman                    Mamas don't let your babies 
                   grow up to be outsourced.

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