[erlang-questions] term_to_binary and record improvements

Matthew Dempsky <>
Fri Aug 29 20:10:13 CEST 2008


On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 3:07 AM, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:
> Only the programmer knows if a term shares much data, so we could have
> two bifs term_to_shared_binary and term_to_binary both of which can be unpacked
> with binary_to_term.

term_to_binary/2 already exists to take a list of options.



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