[erlang-questions] Time for OTP to be Renamed?

Andrew Stone <>
Wed Feb 12 23:36:30 CET 2014


That sounds like a Dank Fire Idea!


On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 5:19 PM, Christopher Meiklejohn <
> wrote:

> May I propose an alternative? "Open Telecom Platform: An Unexpected
> Journey."
>
> - Chris
>
> On Feb 12, 2014, at 5:15 PM, Sean Cribbs <> wrote:
>
> The inimitable Garrett Smith has also provided us a
> (politically-incorrect) alternative:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRbY3TMUcgQ
>
> You may know Garrett from his previous works, "MongoDB is Web-Scale" and
> "Node.js is Bad-ass Rockstar Tech".
>
> Take everything in the video with a grain of salt and sense of humor. :D
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 4:09 PM, Gustav Simonsson <
> > wrote:
>
>> Let's make it more appealing to startups and the agile folks: Organic
>> Technology Paradigm shift.
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 11:04 PM, kraythe . <> wrote:
>>
>>> I am a newbie to Erlang so pardon if the question comes off as
>>> impertinent. However, as I read more into OTP and see the power it has, I
>>> am more and more irked by its name. The Open Telephony Platform seems to be
>>> a little limited and I wonder if it would put off people trying to adopt
>>> Erlang for other use cases.
>>>
>>> I am wondering wouldn't it be better to call it the Open Technology
>>> Platform? The same initials can be used, but the understanding would be
>>> that the platform would be a general purpose library (which it is) useful
>>> for many endeavors, not just writing a phone switch.
>>>
>>> Sure it might seem trivial but any marketing guy will tell you, naming
>>> is sometimes everything. So am I nuts here?
>>>
>>>
>>> *Robert Simmons Jr. MSc.*
>>>
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