[erlang-questions] Re: Process Dictionary vs Proplist in Web Frameworks

Steve Vinoski <>
Fri Oct 30 04:23:26 CET 2009


On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 10:06 PM, Ngoc Dao <> wrote:

> Steve,
>
> So Yaws will stick with process dictionary?
>

To the best of my knowledge, yes.


> Actually I am creating this:
> http://github.com/ngocdaothanh/ale
>
> It only adds some routing rules and MVC conventions to make Yaws
> easier to use.


What parts are difficult to use?


> A typical Ale application would have a front controller
> behind Yaws' back. Behind Yaws' back, either process dictionary or
> proplist can be used, and I want to decide which one to use.
>

Klacke of course has the final say when it comes to Yaws, but I'm pretty
certain there are no plans to move it away from using the process
dictionary.

--steve


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