[erlang-questions] [ANN] euuid 1.0.0 - an erlang UUID implementation

Juan Jose Comellas <>
Mon Aug 8 17:40:20 CEST 2011


Is there a formal procedure to submit new modules to OTP? I am the author of
one implementation of getopt that some people are using and I'd like to
submit it to be included in OTP. Are there any conditions that have to be
met besides those of licensing and how useful it is?

Juanjo


On Sun, Aug 7, 2011 at 8:41 PM, Garrett Smith <> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 7:09 PM, Olivier Girondel
> <> wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 8:37 PM, Martijn Rijkeboer <>
> wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> As an exercise for learning Erlang I wrote an Universally Unique
> >> IDentifier (UUID) implementation as defined in RFC 4122.
> > Well, UUIDs seem to be:
> >
> > 1. A good exercise
> > 2. Implemented over and over again (I'll just quote mine, but a good way
> to
> > check your code would be to have a look on older implementations)
> > 3. A good candidate for inclusion somewhere in a library upstream :)
>
> +1
>
> I wonder, at least two to three times a week, why foobar module isn't
> a part of the OTP distribution.
>
> Admittedly, I'm not sure how that happens.
>
> Off the top of my head, a few things that I hate looking elsewhere for:
>
> gproc, json, bin_to_hex, uuid, urllib (URL utils ala mochiweb_util), getopt
>
> Garrett
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