[erlang-questions] If you could rename ports, what would you call them?
Thu Oct 7 23:17:14 CEST 2010
On Tuesday, October 05, 2010, Joe Armstrong wrote:
> There shouldn't be ports in the language at all (sorry) - ports should
> in all circumstances
> behave and be indistinguishable from Pids. open_port(...) should
> return a Pid and not a port.
> We should reduce the number of concepts in the langauge not increase
> them - all in the
> name of conceptual integrity.
I'm surprised ROK hasn't chimed in with my opinion on this. Since he
hasn't, I am forced to agree with someone else. I'm with Armstrong on this.
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