gen_fsm:send_after | start_timer

Sean Hinde Sean.Hinde@REDACTED
Mon Jul 9 18:14:24 CEST 2001

> Hi Sean,
> why don't you use timer:apply_after/4 and create your own 
> timeout events?

Mainly because timer:apply_after/4 is implemented in a pretty unbelievably
degenerate way if there are more than a small number of timers running. I
remember reading that use of timer module is banned in AXD for this reason.

- Sean

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