[erlang-questions] If you could rename ports, what would you call them?

karol skocik karol.skocik@REDACTED
Tue Oct 5 10:16:33 CEST 2010


On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 6:45 AM, Tony Arcieri <tony.arcieri@REDACTED> wrote:
> I'm working on Reia, a Ruby-like language for the Erlang VM. Reia is an
> everything-is-an-object language, and the Erlang core types are all wrapped
> as objects.
> As part of this process I've wrapped ports. However, in my opinion port is a
> confusing name, particularly when dealing with a TCP port (in the Erlang
> sense) which represents a connection to a particular TCP port (in the TCP
> sense).
> Because of this sort of ambiguity, I'd like to rename ports. But what's a
> good replacement name? Some of the ones I've considered: SysPort, IOPort,
> Channel.
> What would you call ports if you had the opportunity to rename them?
> --
> Tony Arcieri
> Medioh! A Kudelski Brand

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