[erlang-questions] how: string stream?

Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) <>
Wed Oct 31 13:46:04 CET 2007


Bengt Kleberg wrote:
> thank you for the link. i am not sure that is what i meant, though.
> 
> some time ago (1 year?) there was a repeat on this list of a 
> string-as-io-object discussion that happened 3(?) years ago. i think you 
> wrote that you had a ram-file module that could do this whereas i 
> recommended my string_io. you convinced me that ram-file was a superset 
> of string_io since it could do both files and strings.
> 
> i could be mistaken.

That would be this post, I guess:

http://www.erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2007-March/025624.html

where I wrote, among other things:

(Ok, another drawback is that it's not a good solution
for parsing a byte stream, and one does need to copy
the string into the ram file.)

BR,
Ulf W  (:



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