Concatenating atoms

Bjorn Gustavsson bjorn@REDACTED
Wed Feb 2 12:02:48 CET 2005

"Joe Armstrong \(AL/EAB\)" <joe.armstrong@REDACTED> writes:
>   Certain design decisions within the emulator force me to write code
> in a less-than-optimal way - now it's fine by me to evil things in the
> emulator to manke things run fast - but not when the evil things force
> me to program in an artificial and inefficeint way as is the case with atoms.

That's better. :-)

We are aware of the atom problems, and we might fix it in a future release.

Whatever solution will require an extensive rewrite of the emulator, because
atoms are handled everywhere. Don't hold your breath!

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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