OSS (was Re: Stand Alone Erlang)

Serge Aleynikov <>
Fri Mar 12 16:32:14 CET 2004


Not sure if you find this helpful, but I recently found out from Pekka 
Hedqvist that there's an open-source Erlang implementation of the SIP 
stack with a few sample SIP applications:

http://www.stacken.kth.se/projekt/yxa/

Serge


Peter-Henry Mander wrote:

> Hi Hal,
> 
> I suspected someone would pick up on the SIP protocol load tester just
> after I pressed send. I originally wished to release this under a BSD
> style licence, but we're in talks with investors and it was deemed a bad
> time to release our "intellectual property" at such a sensitive time.
> Sorry.
> 
> It's a pity, I would have liked it to be my contribution to open-source,
> and initially management was warming to the idea, bless them. Heaven
> knows how much OSS has helped me achieve so much! And having an outside
> opinion on what I've done so far would have helped too.
> 
> Perhaps I might kick off the issue of OSS on erlang-questions. How does
> one convince the non-technical bean counters that using and _providing_
> OSS is of commercial benefit? And that opening source code may generate
> goodwill (something that SCO Group is suffering a severe lack thereof!)
> leading to sales.
> 
> But hey! I'm a naive soft-hearted programmer who knows nothing about the
> hard tooth-and-nail world of commerce!
> 
> Maybe geeks and suits will never really understand each other...
> 
> Pete.
> 
> P.s. However, if what we're doing interests you as a customer, Hal,
> please visit http://www.newport-networks.com/ and we can discuss this at
> a commercial level :-)
> 
> 
> 
> On Thu, 11 Mar 2004 08:40:58 -0600
> Hal Snyder <> wrote:
> 
> 
>>Sounds interesting. Are outside collaboraters allowed?




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