[erlang-questions] Twoorl: an open source Twitter clone

Yariv Sadan <>
Thu May 29 08:34:43 CEST 2008

> I don't know who scared Yariv about dets, but it is interesting
> to note in The Erlang Efficiency Guide it now says.
> "2.6 Myth: Repairing a Dets file is very slow
> The repair time is still proportional to the number of records in the
> file, but Dets repairs used to be much, much slower in the past. Dets
> has been massively rewritten and improved. "
> So I don't know if his worries still apply.
> /Anders

That's great -- I didn't see that!

What scared me was when Klacke said dets should be rewritten.


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