[erlang-questions] maps or records?

Loïc Hoguin essen@REDACTED
Mon Feb 29 16:04:03 CET 2016

On 02/26/2016 03:50 PM, Benoit Chesneau wrote:
> Hi all,
> i tends these days to use maps instead of records, so you dont' have to
> include a file to retrieve the "schema" but I wonder if this is a good
> idea or not. Is there still some usage for records vs maps?

For what it's worth, Cowboy 2 will have a (non-opaque) map for Req, and 
still keep functions around for those that prefer or need those. So 
things like method, host, path etc. can be accessed directly from the map.

Loïc Hoguin
Author of The Erlanger Playbook,
A book about software development using Erlang

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