Tue Dec 21 23:41:54 CET 2004
That would make Rest a binary of 1 bit which is illegal.
On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 12:20:03AM +0200, Danie Schutte wrote:
} On Mon, 2004-12-20 at 12:39 -0200, Inswitch Solutions - Erlang
} Evaluation wrote:
} > Does someone know why the following binary matching fails?
} > <<X:7/binary, Rest/binary>> = <<0>>
} I think the problem lies with the fact that X:7/binary will look for 7
} binary BYTES of data and not 7 BITS.
} <<X:7, Rest/binary>> = <<0>> might be more what you are looking for.
} > Is there an elegant way to group an octect binary in seven bits
} > values?
} > For example eight characters (1 character = 1 byte) in seven octects.
} > thanks,
} > Eduardo Figoli
} > INSwitch Solutions
} Danie Schutte <danie@REDACTED>
} Erlang Financial Systems
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