[erlang-questions] Add a new data structure to erlang VM.

Robert Virding rvirding@REDACTED
Fri Jul 15 01:12:33 CEST 2016

The data in an ets table and a process dictionary is not mutable!

As ROK points out the ets tables are outside all processes. In fact an ets
tables behaves in many ways as if it was a process and the table elements
were local to that process even if they are not implemented as a process. I
have in fact implemented ets tables using processes and got the same

Implementing a doubly linked list will makes the actual data structure


On 11 July 2016 at 07:17, Constantin Kulikov <zxnotdead@REDACTED> wrote:

> > everything else by design is immutable
> Tell this to ets tables and process dicts.)
> On 11 July 2016 at 04:21, Robert Virding <rvirding@REDACTED> wrote:
>> It feels a bit off adding a mutable data structure to erlang where
>> everything else by design is immutable.
>> Robert
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