Erlang hints for an OO junkie

Johan Warlander <>
Wed Aug 11 10:52:37 CEST 2004

On Wed, 11 Aug 2004 10:24:02 +0200, Vlad Dumitrescu wrote
> Hi,
> You can always describe things as records, and when/if they become 
> animate, then that record can be used to spwn a process. And when it 
> "dies", the state can be stored as a record again in the database 
> (or whatever).

Yeah, it's something like that I was thinking about.

> Just a thought: you could look at mdisp, an application written by 
> ulf Wiger, to be found among the user contributions on 
> It could fit well in your setting.

I've had a brief look at it, and it looks pretty promising :) Thanks for the
hint, it never hurts to learn a little from what others have done ;)


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