size of an IO list
Mon Mar 7 12:53:42 CET 2005
On 7 Mar 2005, at 10:20, Bjorn Gustavsson wrote:
> As usual, the hardest part is usually coming up with a good name.
> After some discussion, Kenneth and I come up with the following
> suggestion for TWO new BIFs.
> where iolist_to_binary/1 will work like this
> iolist_to_binary(IOList) ->
> but be much faster (and obviously not build the temporary binary).
> The reason for the new iolist_to_binary/1 BIF is that is not clear
> that iolist_size/1 is any way releated to list_to_binary/1.
I'm not quite sure I get this. iolist_to_binary([1,<<2,3,4>>]) would
just return 4? Not a binary?
Otherwise great. I usually type io_list with an underscore, but too
many underscores are also problematic io_list_to_binary.. Don't mind.
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