Binary syntax is very nice!
Wed Sep 13 20:23:07 CEST 2000
The binary syntax in R7 is *useful*. I'm now thinking about using Erlang
as a general purpose data-munging language--much like Perl is for text.
Kinda pushes Erlang even more toward being a Big Language, but in this case
I think it was worth it. A pat on the back to everyone involved!
[In case anyone missed it, a beta release of R7 is available from
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