Extending Functionality: gen_server_ext

Matthias Lang <>
Fri Mar 21 12:31:32 CET 2003

    martin> While the ideas that are expressed in this thread are
    martin> quite interesting and have much merit I think that they
    martin> would serve to undermine erlangs greatest strength -
    martin> simplicity.

  vlad> What we are talking about here about extendig Erlang, is 
  vlad> not really about the language, but about OTP. 

Changing the meaning of a function call is not about changing OTP. It
is changing the language. You can no longer be sure that the code
executed by a call to foo:bar() can be found in the module foo.

That is a big new uncertainty.


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