[erlang-questions] term_to_binary and message passing

Joel Reymont <>
Thu Dec 28 14:52:52 CET 2006

junior:~ joelr$ erl
Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.5 [source] [async-threads:0] [hipe]

Eshell V5.5  (abort with ^G)
1> size(term_to_binary(0.2)).

Does this mean that any float I send within the VM will result in a  
33-byte message?

	Thanks, Joel


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