[erlang-questions] Can Erlang messages be delivered out of order?
Sun Jan 25 22:16:42 CET 2009
Even if there is a line glitch and retry on one of the messages?
Just making sure here...
On 26/01/09 Steve Davis wrote:
> This is actually a greater guarantee than I expected. Very useful to
> Thanks, Robert
> (and thanks to Sergey for asking the question too!)
> On Jan 25, 9:01 am, Robert Virding <> wrote:
> > > Strictly speaking, what erlang guarantees is that if the messages
> sent from
> > > one process arrive at the destination process then they will
> arrive in the
> > > order in which they were sent. This is a weaker definition but
> one which is
> > > reasonable to implement and guarantee in a distributed system.
> For local
> > > processes you can safely assume all messages arrive at the
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