[erlang-questions] clarify: Sending big messages

Ulf Wiger <>
Wed Oct 22 16:00:11 CEST 2008


2008/10/22 Kostis Sagonas <>:
>
> (*) The only reason I could possibly see for this happening is that one
> can implement broadcast using P1 ! P2 ! ... ! Pn ! Msg, but I've yet to
> come across a program that uses the above idiom... Has anybody seen one?

Yes, Joe has sported this sort of programming on occasion.
Whether he's done anything really useful with it is a matter
of interpretation.  ;-)

I don't recall where he's used it, but I know he has.

BR,
Ulf W



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