[erlang-questions] Time for OTP to be Renamed?
Sun Feb 16 11:06:08 CET 2014
I would only use the gen_server iff I needed hot code loading/upgrading. In the real world, and in the majority of cases, that seldom is needed.
IMHO and within my experience of course.
Den 16 feb 2014 10:52 skrev Vance Shipley <>:
> On Sun, Feb 16, 2014 at 10:40:52AM +0100, Joacim Grebenö wrote:
> } The gen_server takes away all the fun.
> It does, true. If you want to write pure Erlang and still play
> by the (OTP) rules you can use plain_fsm(*) or sys_fsm(+) or
> write it yourself. Not using OTP behaviours is just harder to
> get right and much less tested.
> (+) http://erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2004-February/011405.html
> (*) http://erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2005-April/015226.html
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