[erlang-questions] maps or records?

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Mon Feb 29 23:34:32 CET 2016


> On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 6:21 AM Benoit Chesneau <>
> I'm starting to use maps for process state just to see how it feels - it's
> not a major break through for me. I miss the very rudimentary type safety
> -
> it feels a bit odd to structure typed values as maps.

One of the core design issues in the frames proposal -- the road not
taken -- was that frames should be as amenable to type checking as
records.  It's not obvious to me that maps *couldn't* be type checked
in like fashion.





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