[erlang-questions] Proposal for not allowing tuple calls

Richard Carlsson <>
Tue Apr 14 22:04:54 CEST 2015


On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 10:40 AM, Dmitry Belyaev <>
wrote:

> Are there any plans to introduce a 'module' type in erlang? That would
> allow to get rid of that abomination called tuple calls and introduce a
> correct implementation of parameterized modules. Exactly the same way as
> lambdas capturing context values were introduced.
> --
> Best wishes,
> Dmitry Belyaev
>

That was of course the original plan, but nobody had time to work on it,
and eventually the tentative implementation of parameterized modules was
removed for lack of maintenance.

        /Richard
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