[erlang-questions] How to find an object in an ETS table ?

Robert Raschke <>
Sun Nov 28 19:29:15 CET 2010

On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 10:25 PM, info <> wrote:

>  How to evict this artifact ?

You do not have to do anything special at all. This:
is a list with two elements, each of wich is a list with one integer

Only when you try and print it using the default Erlang term printing rules,
does the _formatting_ turn the first list into its equivalent string
representation. It does that, because it looks like a string (i.e., a list
of integers < 128).

1> [[V1],[V2]]=[[123],[456]].
2> V1.


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