Wed Apr 1 15:15:41 CEST 2009
On Apr 1, 2009, at 7:20 AM, Steve Davis wrote:
> The classic example would be a "logger" application.
> On Apr 1, 6:01 am, madan kumar <> wrote:
>> what is the need of gen-event , allready we have gen server,gen-
>> fsm send
>> some examples using gen-event.
The standard error_logger that comes with OTP is, in fact, based on
Generally speaking, you would use gen_event when you have an "event
source" and a variable number of "monitors/handlers/listeners".
There is some overlap in the gen_even/fsm/server family of
behaviours. You could transform one into another by just ignoring
parts of existing functionality and writing up the missing bits.
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