[erlang-patches] Patch to add atom_to_binary, binary_to_atom, and binary_to_existing_atom

Robert Virding <>
Sun Nov 23 20:17:02 CET 2008


One unicode point per list element.

Robert

2008/11/19 Tony Finch <>

> On Wed, 19 Nov 2008, Bjorn Gustavsson wrote:
> >
> > Since we plan to support Unicode in R13, we also plan to support Unicode
> > characters in atoms. Therefore, we plan to implement binary_to_atom/1 so
> > that it only accepts binaries containing valid UTF-8 sequences. (We'll
> > also extend list_to_atom/1 so that the list is allowed to contain
> > Unicode characters.)
>
> Will lists use UTF-8, or will they have one unicode code point per list.
>

> element?
>
> Tony.
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