[erlang-questions] security concerns

Jesper Louis Andersen <>
Fri Apr 4 16:25:51 CEST 2014


On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 2:48 PM, John Kemp <> wrote:

> As Loïc mentioned, name any language or OS environment that does something
> like what the author suggests for Erlang?


There is the CSlab STEAM project:

http://www.erlang.se/publications/paam97.pdf

which is about Secure Mobile Agents written as an Erlang extension. The
basic idea is that you can host untrusted agents in "the open" but still
have security inside the system. It does not touch too much on the part of
secure communication, but the concern is definitely there.

-- 
J.
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