[erlang-questions] Closures vs apply

Ben Hood <>
Tue Jul 17 07:38:16 CEST 2007


>  From the Efficiency Guide
> http://www.erlang.org/doc/efficiency_guide/functions.html#3.2 :
> fun calls are about 3 times less expensive than apply(M,F,A)

Interesting. Are there any descriptions or explainations about the
internals of function invocation that explain where these differences
arise from?

Thx,

Ben



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