[erlang-questions] Which Erlang JSON parser?

Alexander Kotelnikov <>
Thu Jul 29 21:07:15 CEST 2010

>>>>> On Thu, 29 Jul 2010 16:05:56 +0200
>>>>> "RV" == Robert Virding <> wrote:
>> The former did not build for me because of some rebar issues. The latter
>> did after some changes to Makefiles. A little problem with it is that I
>> do not understand, how it decodes unicode:
1> eep0018:json_to_term("\"\\u0433\\u043e\\u0440\\u043e\\u0434\"").
>> <<208,179,208,190,209,128,208,190,208,180>>
RV> As I said earlier a binary is a sequence of bytes without any other
RV> internal information and when you print a binary this is what you see,
RV> the *bytes* of which it is composed. In this case each of the utf-8
RV> encoded characters uses 2 bytes in big endian order, which is what you
RV> see. Apparently it works as it should.


5> (208 bsl 8) + 179.
6> 16#433.

I guess, something is wrong.

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