Support for non-unique process labels?

Michael P. empro2@REDACTED
Wed May 19 15:38:03 CEST 2021

On Fri, 7 May 2021 10:24:32 +0200
Loïc Hoguin <essen@REDACTED> wrote:

> What you want is to be able to either:

There might already be information (possibly s/th like ?MODULE)
in the process data (on the BEAM level).
Then it would be only a question of exhibition,
not one of addition.

> * register processes using any term and not just atoms
> * have garbage collectable atoms
> That way Observer will always show the proper name.

* Not for unregistered processes, for registered ones
  the name is displayed already?

* make_ref/? just like atoms, only equal or not, but
  node-local and transient (= 'run-time creation/deletion')?



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