[erlang-questions] gen_tcp nonblocking send

Claes Wikström <>
Tue May 13 20:23:49 CEST 2008

Per Hedeland wrote:

> I think this fits a common Erlang solution: "use another process".
> I.e. have a separate "sender" process that just does the potentially
> blocking gen_tcp:send(), ack'ing back to the "real" sender when it

And furthermore if the "intelligent" sender creates the binary() to send
there will be no copying of messages - unless the messages are "small"


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