[erlang-questions] every process should have a URL

Joe Armstrong <>
Sun Sep 18 12:09:50 CEST 2016


On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 8:40 PM, Florian Weimer <> wrote:
> * 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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