newbie questions

Bjorn Gustavsson bjorn@REDACTED
Fri Aug 18 09:27:37 CEST 2006

Arnaud Bailly <abailly@REDACTED> writes:

>  3. I read here and there that erlang's support of string is
>  inefficient and does not handle international character sets
>  (eg. UTF-8 encoding). This may be (or not) an issue for web based
>  development. Is this true ? 

String handling is not inherently inefficient. What the FAQ points
out is that string operations *can* be inefficient if you use the
'++' operator in loops. There are several easy ways to avoid that


Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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