[erlang-questions] Re: Will parameterized modules become an official part of Erlang?

Zubair Quraishi <>
Sun Feb 21 12:12:55 CET 2010


What I originally wanted to know though is whether there is a chnace they
will be "removed" from the language, as I'm only going to use features that
are here to stay.

On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Roberto Ostinelli <>wrote:

> 2010/2/20 Steve Davis <>
>
>    Hi Tuncer,
>
>    Yep, I have read that paper. I think that was where I first learned
>    how to use parameterized modules.
>
>    I'm just saying that in practice, I am personally using them less and
>    less.
>
>    regs,
>    /s
>
> my $0.02:
>
> i find parametrized modules particularly useful in callbacks functions
> exposed to external programmers. using them, you can pass something pretty
> close to an object, with its values and methods, reducing the need for
> these
> programmers to know the deep magic of your library.
>
> all about code usability, and personal taste, i guess.
>
> r.
>


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