[erlang-questions] dependency on inets for string functions
Mon Mar 19 19:23:23 CET 2007
On 3/15/07, Christophe Romain <> wrote:
> What can we say about common string functions ?
> commonly used functions which are implemented in several places:
> - to_upper: inets builder snmp ubf
> - to_lower: inets diggo ibrowse megaco www_tools yaws
> - to_uppercase: ic
> - to_lowerchar: yaws
> - encode_base64: inets ibrowse
> - decode_base64: inets yaws
> inets.http_util is by far the most used implementation.
> well, to_upper and to_lower are really string related functions
> encode_base64 and decode_base64 are MIME related functions
> modules depending on inets for functions listed above:
> ibrowse jabberlang orcas pico smtp_client stl tsung xmerl yxa
> Wouldn't it be nice to move that functions into stdlib.string ?
In the next release OTP R11B-4 the following is added to stdlib:
- module string will have to_upper and to_lower added
- A new module base64 with several encode and decode functions.
inets:http_util will later be changed to use the functions in stdlib.
/Kenneth (OTP team at Ericsson)
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