[erlang-questions] string/iolist survey

Christian S <>
Mon Feb 12 15:21:50 CET 2007

Status check/survey:

What set of values do we refer to when talking about the type string()?

I see iolist() used frequently as to be explicit that one mean the

In docs for module io_lib the type chars() is introduced and defined as:
chars() = [char() | chars()]. To exclude binaries.

string() = [char()] ?

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