Mon Apr 5 13:49:25 CEST 2004
On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 04:47:02PM +0200, Matthias Lang wrote:
} Knowing Vance's background, he's probably thinking the same thing you
} are: he wants to get at SS7. And then you really want M3UA or M2UA, or
} both, depending on how much of the stack you want to implement "the
} hard way" and how much you want to implement in Erlang.
I'd like the UA layers implemented in Erlang.
} But SCTP can be used for something of much wider interest: make Erlang
} distribution work well over duplicated networks (for redundancy), and
Indeed. With an sctp_dist.erl module implementing distribution over
SCTP you could start your nodes as:
$ erl -proto_dist sctp -sname node1
To accomplish both these things we could implement a gen_sctp.erl API
module. I'm not clear yet on what needs to be done beneath that for
an integrated solution following the existing design intent.
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