Atomic ets

Matthias Lang <>
Tue Dec 20 20:38:08 CET 2005

 Robert>>> If your application uses ets as a communication mechanism 
 Robert>>> between processes, that is surely quite a sore design mistake.

 Ulf> Note the wording "ets as a communication mechanism"

 Matthias> inet_db,

 > I have a fair idea of what most of these do, and 
 > I don't think any of them use ets as a communication
 > mechanism, but rather as an internal storage structure.

You're most likely correct: it doesn't quite fit Robbie's description.

But it's just as pretty: an "internal storage structure" which
happens to be publically writeable and named, just ready for someone
to, um, communicate with it.


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