> "The standard library is where modules go to die"Could you cite some examples of third-party libraries being absorbed into
> This is from python world, and is very obviously seen in Erlang.
the Erlang/OTP distribution and "dying"? Perhaps this is not as obvious to
everybody as you think.
> Alternatively https://npmjs.org/ has 15k+ packages, we dont need to addI couldn't disagree with that much more ... npm/Node.js is cluttered with
> user management and the kitchen sink to inets, we need to remove it from
> the standard library and promote userland packages as first class citizens
> (ie pick a tool to install packages and bundle it)
packages of dubious quality that are not maintained in the slightest, and
while this "Wild West" they prefer may seem exciting, I do not think it
bodes well for the long-term stability of projects that depend on these
If some particular functionality becomes used in a large body of Erlang
To advocate actually removing things from the Erlang stdlib, potentially
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