rfc: rdbms - new type system

Romain Lenglet <>
Mon Feb 27 03:43:38 CET 2006

> Your type system is very flexible.

I am wondering if ASN.1 could be used here.
If one is looking for a flexible abstract syntax notation that 
allows to specify constraints, then ASN.1 seems to be the 
canonical choice.
OTP's asn1 application already provides a parser for the abstract 
syntax, and defines a canonical mapping into Erlang terms:

Aren't you re-inventing ASN.1? ;-)


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