[erlang-questions] Why do we need modules at all?

Joe Armstrong <>
Tue May 24 20:16:20 CEST 2011


On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 6:54 PM, Tom Murphy <> wrote:

> On 5/24/11, Parnell Springmeyer <> wrote:
> > In practice though, I would really hate maintaining the metadata for
> > every function I've wrote! I much rather group common functions into a
> > module and then annotate the module with metadata.
>
> Ideally, it wouldn't just be just you maintaining the metadata - if
> the functions were in the centralized DB, others could suggest or make
> changes, wikipedia-style.
>

This did occur to me - the wikipedia allows large numbers of people
to make small contributions. Think of what I want as a wiki where each
entry is a single erlang function.




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