are Mnesia tables immutable?

Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB) ulf.wiger@REDACTED
Thu Jun 22 14:57:10 CEST 2006

Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
> If "Lines" refers to Ulf Wiger's 'lines' module, that defines 
> an indexable sequence data type which stores its contents as 
> a balanced binary tree of "blocks" (where a "block" may have 
> up to 10 elements).
> There is nothing in that module that knows or cares what the 
> elements are.  As it happens, 'lines' itself _will_ turn any 
> stirng into a tree.

The Lines module was of course never intended to be used for strings,
but mainly (initially) a line buffer, where each entry might be a

I agree fully that it would be a bad structure to represent strings.

Ulf W

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