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

Carsten Bormann <>
Thu Feb 13 13:25:51 CET 2014

On 13 Feb 2014, at 13:05, Loïc Hoguin <> wrote:

>>> No I'm serious, you can use Erlang without OTP.
>> maybe but who is doing it today? Or rather what are the selling points
>> of just using Erlang without OTP?
> […]
> Or if I wanted to use Erlang for writing small administration scripts that's probably also what I would do, as the fast boot is a really important feature there.

It is such a jolly good idea that Joe spends a whole appendix in his book about doing just that.
(Appendix 3, “A Simple Execution Environment”.)

Grüße, Carsten

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