[erlang-bugs] Compile time concatenation of strings fails when they contain Unicode literals

Kevin Albrecht <>
Thu Feb 23 13:47:57 CET 2012

Compile time concatenation of string literals fails with a syntax
error when they contain Unicode literals.

Try the following on the Erlang shell or in a source file:

"a" "b".
=> "ab"

"a" "b\x{a740}".
=> * 1: syntax error before: '['

Kevin Albrecht

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