[erlang-questions] every process should have a URL

Florian Weimer <>
Sat Sep 17 20:40:54 CEST 2016


* Joe Armstrong:

> What would a Pid look like - a
> {HostIP,PortNumber,NodeName,LocalPidinNode} tuple?

What if the IP address changes during the life-time of the process?
What if the host has multiple addresses?

I suspect just using something that can be tied to a cryptographic
protocol as the identifier, plus some sort of routing protocol would
probably be preferably.  There are lots of such designs floating
around, I think.


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