[erlang-questions] Speeding up string matching

Claes Wikstrom <>
Wed Sep 27 16:52:06 CEST 2006

Joe Armstrong wrote:
> If you want to do faster line splitting you might like to use lists 
> instead of binaries

We really really should have been able to write

f(Line/binary, "\n", Tail/binary) ->

to extract the first line.


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