Rebranding distributed Erlang

Rick Pettit <>
Wed Apr 28 15:02:15 CEST 2004


On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 11:40:10AM +0200, Bengt Kleberg wrote:
> Joe Armstrong wrote:
> ...deleted
> 
> > Now that,  my friends, is pretty  much what any decent  peer to peer
> >system does (or should do).
> > 
> >
> security? afaik it is possible to do anything to another node once i 
> have connected to it.

Out of the box, perhaps. It should be possible to modify the user-defined
net_kernel process to employ other authentication mechanisms besides the
clear-text-cookie.

Of course doing something fancier with millions of nodes in the picture could
get interesting.

-Rick



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