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

Rapsey <>
Sun Feb 21 12:25:31 CET 2010


Not a large chance of that. It's used in a number of libraries including OTP
internally.


Sergej

On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Zubair Quraishi <> wrote:

> 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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