[erlang-questions] Why are messages between processes copied?
Wed Feb 22 23:22:22 CET 2012
I had naively thought that Erlang would be sending process messages
around profiting from the fact that data is immutable and NOT copying
it. And really just send a 'pointer'.
Why is that not so, it should be a huge gain from immutable data,
especially with bigger data. You don't have to copy, knowing that your
data is immutable.
Thanks for a link or a brief,
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