[erlang-questions] "calling" a gen_fsm

Roger Lipscombe <>
Wed Sep 23 10:43:24 CEST 2015


On 23 September 2015 at 05:30, Vance Shipley <> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 12:32 AM, Roger Lipscombe
> <> wrote:
>> Both Theepan and Vance are correct in that this is a useful way to
>> build this kind of thing. In fact, there's a good example (using a
>> gen_server, rather than a gen_fsm) here:
>> https://erlangcentral.org/wiki/index.php?title=Building_Non_Blocking_Erlang_apps
>
> What I don't like about that example is that it's not purely
> functional.

In that it uses ETS, rather than State, to store the {Tr_Id, From}
associations? Yeah, that did seem a little odd.


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