[erlang-questions] Erlang and mutable state

David King <>
Fri Nov 16 22:47:13 CET 2007


> [...] But why Erlang doesn't allow mutable state isolated within a  
> process (such that no other process
> could directly access or change that state)? [...]

It does, in the form of the process dictionary. Generally speaking,  
its usage is frown upon, but it does offer mutable state.



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