[erlang-questions] process dictionary, anyone?

Valentin Micic valentin@REDACTED
Mon Apr 30 09:41:32 CEST 2007

This has become an ideological debate adding very little (if at all) value.
Like it or not, process dictionary is part of ERLANG environment, and IMHO, 
it is better if it stay that way.
I do not use process dictionary extensively(*), but I'm glad to have an 
option to do so.
If you think differently, you also have an option -- not to use it.
Talking about four legs being good and two even better, does not help 


(*) Sometime it is handy to have it as a private storage, however, one 
should not use process dictionary without planning. IMHO, that's the time 
when its usage will lend you in trouble. 

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