[erlang-questions] Extract DIAMETER data types
Mon Mar 26 15:24:59 CEST 2012
Thanks very much for the AVPs, Ulf. Once I have a working version, I'll
host the entire spec on github.
PS: Hopefully this email won't wake you up if you've finally managed to
On 26 March 2012 12:04, Ulf Wiger <> wrote:
> Ahh, the memories…
> I played around a little bit, but no guarantees:
> - 2972-910, right? I downloaded the doc and opened in OpenOffice Writer
> - Delete the two first rows and the last row of the table (the ones that
> span the whole table)
> - Delete the columns "Section defined", "May", "should not", "must not",
> "may encr."
> - Select the AVP type data and chose Table->Convert->Table to text
> - Copy-paste the result into emacs
> - Search-replace all "M, V" with "MV"
> - There is one "M. V", fix that one too
> - Remove the space in the name "Requested-UTRAN- GERAN-Authentication-Info"
> - Fix the type type for Alert-Reason ("Enumerate" -> "Enumerated")
> Then I just threw in a fake @vendor line to make
> diameter_dict_util:parse/2 happy.
> The attached file at least makes it through the parser this way.
> Considering how many errors these specs contain, I can't vouch for the
> correctness beyond that. ;)
> Ulf W (in SF, can't sleep)
> On 25 Mar 2012, at 22:10, Chandru wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Does anyone know of a relatively easy way to extract the specification
> for DIAMETER data types out of 3GPP specs? I'm looking at the spec for the
> S6A interface, and the amount of copy/paste/reformat required to get a spec
> which I can input to the diameterc utility shipped with erlang is daunting.
> > I've managed to extract the ABNF for the messages relatively easily, but
> the number of AVP types are huge! If I get any contributions, I'll happily
> share the end result.
> > cheers,
> > Chandru
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