bit syntax documentation

Robert Virding rv@REDACTED
Tue Apr 3 17:30:23 CEST 2001

Bjorn Gustavsson <bjorn@REDACTED> writes:
>Thanks for pointing out the error.
>The head should have been
>  foo(<<X:7/binary-unit:1,Y:1/binary-unit:1>>) ->
>We will correct the documentation in the R8 release.

The default unit for binaries is 8, i.e. bytes.  For integers and
floats the default unit is 1.


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