Package support in Erlang: Status ?
Tue Apr 22 14:13:34 CEST 2003
On Tue, 22 Apr 2003, Richard Carlsson wrote:
>On Sun, 20 Apr 2003, Wiger Ulf wrote:
>> I have also privately suggested that Erlang allow
>> "dotted atoms" (that is, without single quotes) in other
>> places as well, e.g. in registered names, ets tables,
>> etc. This would make package support feel a little less
>> like an afterthought, and more like an integrated part of
>> the language.
>You mean like this?:
> 1> register(self(), fee.fie.foo).
> 2> whereis(fee.fie.foo).
>It's already there, if you try it. If you find some example
>of where it does not work, please report it to me.
<blush/> I admit that I hadn't tried it. Moot point then.
Ulf Wiger, Senior Specialist,
/ / / Architecture & Design of Carrier-Class Software
/ / / Strategic Product & System Management
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