[erlang-questions] Erlang Extension Proposals (EEPs)

Bob Ippolito <>
Thu Feb 1 01:26:28 CET 2007


The HTML conversion is trivial if it's planned to use the same
infrastructure that Python does, and it looks like EEP 1 does use it.
Basically you just write the EEP in reStructuredText [1] which is
pretty natural, and you end up with a document that looks good in html
and in text.

[1] http://docutils.sourceforge.net/docs/user/rst/quickref.html

-bob

On 1/31/07, Eric Merritt <> wrote:
> So this is a great idea and of huge benefit to the community. That
> being the case, how are we going to move this process forward?
>
>  Who are the editors? Has that been decided?
>  Has the eeps mailing list been set up?
>  Has any one stepped up to handle the eep html conversion? Could we
> go with what you have already written for now?
>  Has subversion space been made available?
>
>  Who is going to maintain the infrastructure for eeps?
>
>  These are questions, not answers, I know. However, maybe in answering
> these questions this process can move forward instead of bogging down
> in rather non-topical discussion as it has so far.
>
>
> On 1/29/07, Per Gustafsson <> wrote:
> > In conjunction with the Erlang User Conference 2006 there was a workshop
> > concerning the future development of Erlang.
> >
> > In this workshop a decision was made to adopt the Python process for
> > future Erlang development. Since nothing has happened since then I have
> > taken it upon myself to edit PEP 1, the python extension proposal which
> > describes how the python process works. This should be viewed as a draft
> > so please feel free to suggest changes. There are also a lot of decision
> > that needs to be made and issues that need to be solved. I'll list some
> > of them below.
> >
> > 1. We need to have some EEP editors
> > 2. We need an e-mail address for the EEP editors, I have suggested
> > 
> > 3. We need tools to generate html from EEPs. I have altered some of the
> >   python tools to acheive this, but the resulting script is very brittle
> >   and probably won't work for most EEPs
> > 4. We need a subversion repository to keep track of the EEPs
> >
> > The draft for EEP 1 can be found at:
> >
> > http://user.it.uu.se/~pergu/eep/eep-0001.html
> >
> > Per Gustafsson
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