[erlang-questions] modular otp concerns

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Tue Feb 18 15:32:15 CET 2014


On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 3:27 PM, Steve Vinoski <> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 9:11 AM, Vlad Dumitrescu <>wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 12:48 PM, Tuncer Ayaz <>wrote:
>>
>>> I know that at least Bjoern-Egil has been investigating the possibility
>>> of
>>> splitting up otp.git into sub repos, and before anything is set into
>>> stone, I'd like to resolve one concern I have.
>>>
>>> One thought about this: there are several levels of modularity that
>> could be enabled, but as a first step I think that what could be separated
>> are the telecom-specific libraries (asn1, cos*, megaco, diameter). Snmp is
>> on the fence.
>>
>
> The enterprise version of Riak, which isn't a telecom-specific system,
> uses snmp because some customers rely on it for monitoring and alerts.
> Surely other non-telco apps use snmp as well.
>
> public_key currently relies on asn1, so it can't go away just yet either.
>
>
Sure, that was only my list of things that could be considered as extras.
Anyway, some applications are more enterprise-y than others and IMHO here
is where a line could be drawn.

/Vlad
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