Binary guards problem

Luke Gorrie <>
Mon Oct 23 18:34:12 CEST 2000

Bjorn Gustavsson <> writes:

> You must write
> 	Sz = size(A).
> 	<<A:Sz/binary, B/binary>> = <<1,2,3,4,5,6>>.
> to get the result you want.

Might it be more intuitive if the :Sz/binary bit was implicit if the
variable is bound to a binary? Maybe it's not important, and I haven't
looked at the code so perhaps I know not what I ask. :-)


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