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

Erik Søe Sørensen <>
Thu Feb 13 00:07:51 CET 2014


One True Paradigm ;-)
(To make it appealing to, er, Erlang enthusiasts.)

Den 12/02/2014 23.09 skrev "Gustav Simonsson" <>:
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> Let's make it more appealing to startups and the agile folks: Organic
Technology Paradigm shift.
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> On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 11:04 PM, kraythe . <> wrote:
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>> 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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