[erlang-questions] Pmods, packages, Unicode source code and column numbers in compiler - what will happen in R16?

Patrik Nyblom <>
Thu Oct 18 16:29:37 CEST 2012


Hi Fred!
On 10/16/2012 04:13 PM, Fred Hebert wrote:
> Happy with all measures. I think the balance you strike for 
> parametrized modules is also pretty good.
>
> Quick question -- I remember older posts relative to tuple calls about 
> how their implementation somehow limited future optimizations that 
> could have been possible. Does it mean their support for Pmod 
> utilization means further optimizations will be cancelled?
Well, the apply instruction will need to handle it - there is an extra 
branch that cannot be removed :(
>
> Otherwise, it's good to be stripping stuff from Erlang. The less 
> complex, the better.
>
> Congrats on the good decisions (unless someone proves otherwise! ;) )
>
> Regards,
> Fred.

Cheers,
/Patrik

>
>
> On 12-10-16 9:51 AM, Patrik Nyblom wrote:
>> Hi all!
>>
>> The OTP Technical board decisions from last Thursday are now 
>> published on the erlang.org website, which means that the answers to 
>> some questions about changes in R16 are finally officially answered.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> /Patrik
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