export_to (Was: Re: the OO metaphor)

Bjorn Gustavsson bjorn@REDACTED
Mon Dec 4 11:18:13 CET 2000

Martin Bjorklund <mbj@REDACTED> writes:
> The only drawback with the current code loading mechanism is that
> while it's very elegant in theroy, in combination with gen_server
> et. al. it's ugly.  The problem here is that gen_server always calls
> the call-back module with an external call, thus forcing a code
> change.  Come to think of it, this could actually be solved by using a
> fun instead of the call-back module!  Hey, klacke, we're back to
> 'generic' with the 'doit' function ;-)

Using a fun would be faster as well, since fun calls are faster than apply/3.

> /martin

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