[erlang-questions] Thoughts on when to use 'infinity' timeouts for gen_server:call and friends

Björn Gustavsson <>
Thu Aug 5 09:58:38 CEST 2010

On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 12:57 PM, Ulf Wiger
<> wrote:

> gen_server:req/2 (as in 'request')?

I like this name. It is short, and I have seen a
lot of code that defines a local req() function as a
wrapper to call gen_server:call().

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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