So now all I'd like in Erlang is...

James Hague <>
Tue Feb 17 17:12:53 CET 2004


Joe Armstrong wrote:

>So now all I'd like in Erlang is:
>
>1) Higher order code

Could you elaborate?

>2) *Proper* structs

Has any progress been made toward this one?  At least some internal
political discussion at Ericsson? :)

>3) !!
>4) Higher order receive
>5) A *tiny* implementation (written 99% in Erlang and 1% in ANSI standard
C)

How tiny do you want to go?

If nothing else, I'd like to see most of the BEAM opcode combination stuff
in beam_load.c be rolled into the compiler.  This would be a big win in
terms of reducing complexity.

James



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