Should Riak use paramterised modules?

Zubair Quraishi zubairq at
Thu Feb 18 15:44:02 EST 2010

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 9:03 PM, Justin Sheehy <justin at> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 2:57 PM, Zubair Quraishi <zubairq at>
> wrote:
> > What happens if Erlang removes parameterized modules though, this will
> break
> > Riak too? Although I haven't ask anyone at Erricson if this is possible
> as I
> > don't know them so well. Do any of you guys know who to ask?
> We are currently not worried at all about this feature being removed
> from Erlang.
> Also, we can choose which versions of Erlang to support and so even if
> parameterized modules were removed (which is very unlikely anytime
> soon) this would only break Riak if we moved to a version of Erlang
> with that change.
> If it worries you personally, you should free free to ask on the
> erlang-questions list directly as the core developers from Ericsson
> are on that list.
> -Justin
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