[erlang-questions] Local vs external function calls

Patrik Nyblom <>
Tue Dec 11 16:59:19 CET 2012


Hi!
On 12/11/2012 11:40 AM, Tyron Zerafa wrote:
> Hey,
>
>     I was reading about Erjang (here) 
> <http://www.javalimit.com/2010/05/passing-funs-to-other-erlang-nodes.html>and 
> it implements an interesting design in which it differentiates between 
> local and external function calls. Is there anything similar in 
> Erlang? What is the main difference between local and external functions?
> I have been trying some things out and it seems that they have 
> identical semantics when passed to a remote node. Is there anything I 
> am missing?
>
Erjang *is* Erlang, or one implementation of it. The "regular" beam VM 
implements the exact semantics described in the article.

> Thanks
>
>
Cheers,
/Patrik
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