[erlang-questions] map over bitstring

Matthias Lang <>
Sat Oct 23 08:52:15 CEST 2010


On Friday, October 22, Morten Krogh wrote:

> Yes, but my suggestion would let the VM handle lists of binaries
> instead of the application programmer.

How is your suggestion different to "segmented binaries", described
in "9.3 Segmented binaries" in http://dotat.at/tmp/binaries.pdf ?

(IIRC, segmented binaries were dropped because there wasn't a clear
performance gain.)

Matt


More information about the erlang-questions mailing list