[erlang-questions] origin of handle_info/2

Xavier Noria <>
Thu Mar 16 16:33:02 CET 2017


A curiosity,

Where does the `handle_info` callback name come from? The name does not
suggest what the method is invoked for to me.

I wonder if there is a historical background behind that name, or perhaps
"info" reflects usage in a way that I fail to see.
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