> Correct, and I should have added that in my case that only trivial
> stuff was actually executed straight in the parent process, the more
OK, all right.
> hairy stuff was forked in the main, so a child calls the boss which
> creates new children in order to avoid children of children (afaik the
> db syncing only works with a single child "depth").
Right. It uses 'tell' internally, which sends messages only to all
sister processes, and to all direct child processes.