[erlang-questions] process dictionary, anyone?
Tue Apr 24 10:54:34 CEST 2007
--- Mats Cronqvist <>
> Robert Virding wrote:
> > Trouble is that it breaks the functional part of
> the language. Now that
> > is only really done in process dictionary,
> processes/message, ports and
> > ets.
> so erlang is functional, except for the process
> dictionary, messages, ports
> and ets? then perhaps it's time to stop pretending
> it's functional?
Erlang also uses message passing, except for ets, dets
and mnesia. So let's just stop this sick pretense,
shall we? Erlang is really an imperative,
PS. And I for one welcome our new object-oriented
PPS. Maybe it wouldn't have been banned if we had
thought of this in the first place? Dang.
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