[erlang-questions] Parameterized module initialization

Anthony Ramine n.oxyde@REDACTED
Wed Jun 27 11:18:30 CEST 2012

I find it way saner for a parameterized module to be a mapping from modules to modules than to be a way to encapsulate some arbitrary terms.

I may be wrong but I think that it would be easier to implement and reason about them in a non leaky way if their arguments were only module names.

Anthony Ramine

Le 26 juin 2012 à 20:32, Richard Carlsson <carlsson.richard@REDACTED> a écrit :

> Parameterized modules in Erlang already correspond to what ML/Caml calls "functors": an abstraction over modules. What you decide to parameterize over: terms or other modules (or possibly even types, though I'm not sure what would be needed to support that), is up to you.

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