[erlang-questions] modular otp concerns
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
>>> 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.
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