[erlang-questions] Supervisor child type

Roger Lipscombe roger@REDACTED
Tue Sep 16 14:33:15 CEST 2014

A child specification has a type, which tells whether the child is a
supervisor or a worker. What is this actually used for? What's
stopping me from putting 'worker' in the child spec, but actually
calling supervisor:start_link? Or vice-versa?

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