[erlang-questions] Question about receive

Bob Ippolito <>
Tue Jun 26 22:43:42 CEST 2007


On 6/26/07, Matej Kosik <> wrote:
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> Does Erlang provide some convenient way of generating unique tags? (objects that cannot have duplicates). With that, I would be able to ensure reception of messages from a one chosen process (if there is no better way to do it).
>
> Btw. Thank you for your answers. (your previous answers did help me).

{node(), now()} should always be unique, since now() is unique for a given node.

-bob



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