gen_server2 proliferation

Garrett Smith <>
Wed Jul 21 00:36:30 CEST 2010

I've been using sed quite a bit, renaming gen_server2 modules to
resolve naming conflict across projects.

Appending the last three chars of a hex digest of the project name
works well. That's room for 4k versions!

Short of military tribunal, does anyone have a thought on how to resolve this?

Is there a common set of changes that could possibly make it into
Erlang? Should someone approach the projects with a request to prefix
the names, as it typically done?

Of course, this is only a problem when projects coexist :)


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