[erlang-questions] Performance of matches

Richard A. O'Keefe <>
Wed Jun 4 03:03:01 CEST 2008

> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 11:15 PM, Darren New <> wrote:

> Good to know the process dictionary is actually a hashtable, but  
> there's
> only one per process and they don't nest, so that's pretty limited.

Sure they nest:  a key can map to another process and _that_ process has
another process dictionary.  It would be pretty simple to whip up a
module implementing multi-key hash tables that way.

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