[erlang-questions] clarify: Ericsson Erlang vision/strategy

Thomas Lindgren <>
Wed Dec 12 09:37:14 CET 2007


--- jm <> wrote:

> Thomas Lindgren wrote:
> > Though it would be kind of interesting to
> build
> > an xorp-style router with an Erlang routing
> engine.
> 
> Yes, this sounds interesting to me too. Not being
> familiar with xorp 
> other than the name and knowing in broad terms what
> it does though.

As I understand it, xorp at its core is a routing
engine that processes BGP and other routing protocols
and directs/configures a collection of forwarding
engines. So, as I see it, use the same forwarding
engines and write the BGP/... and upper-half control
stuff in Erlang.

Best,
Thomas




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