[erlang-questions] abstract/static modules, multicast, and best practices
Tue Apr 15 20:30:55 CEST 2008
Roberto Saccon wrote:
> I just received a direct mail from someone, who tried to post on the
> Erlang Mailing list, he tried everything ("I tryied posting directly
> the list site on google groups and sending an email. I also mailed the
> list owner, but never got a reply."), but did not get through,so I am
> posting this on behalf of: Lasaro Camargos <>:
> Second, recently I saw some discussion about abstract and static
> modules in erlang. The only material that I found seems to be an
> outdated academic paper (Parameterized modules in Erlang). Is there
> where I can learn more about these abstract and static modules and
> parameterized modules? Is the paper what has been implemented in
Yes, the implementation pretty much follows the paper. You can also
look at the slides on inheritance, to see some of the latest changes:
All of this is available in the latest R12 releases of Erlang.
Note that these are experimental features, not officially supported yet.
"Having users is like optimization: the wise course is to delay it."
-- Paul Graham
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