Developing SMS-based Services in erlang
Sat Nov 2 10:08:13 CET 2002
I took the liberty of trimming the CC list a little.
mml> In any case, as far as I know, nobody has implemented a complete #7
mml> stack (e.g. everything up to GSM-MAP) in Erlang.
Valentin> So, let's team-up! I must say this, though: it makes
Valentin> more sense to appraoch things rather differently,
Valentin> starting at the say, MAP-User level, and than move
Valentin> downwards towards MAP-Provider, and, eventually
Valentin> TCAP. Things are getting little out of hand once you hit
Valentin> SCCP, because I think this whole project might succseed
Valentin> only if we keep focus, and whilst TCAP migh be bad
Valentin> enough, SCCP will definately kill the effort.
People generally start from the bottom layers because you can't run
the top layers until you have the lower ones running.
Valentin> In addition, it might make more sense to do the actual
Valentin> development in C/C++ and keep things ERLANG-centric,
Valentin> rather than dot eh whole thing in ERLANG -- as much as I
Valentin> appreciate ASN.1 and BER support in ERLANG, I do not
Valentin> thing that the manipulation of the binary data is
Valentin> ERLANG's major strength. To this end, C++ is still much
Valentin> better choice.
People in this forum are likely to have some degree of resistance to
the last suggestion.
Take a look at
he's done quite a bit of work, quite a few bits are 90% complete.
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