[erlang-questions] 2D Map Arrays

Richard Carlsson <>
Mon Sep 11 14:18:16 CEST 2006

Nick Linker wrote:
> Could you say have you seen an implementation of arrays using Erlang 
> ports? If yes, how they fast?

That would probably only be useful for storing integers and atoms,
otherwise you would have the same copy-in/out problem as ets tables.
And, of course, there would be some overhead for message passing.
It doesn't feel like a worthwhile exercise to implement it.


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