[erlang-questions] map over bitstring

Morten Krogh <>
Mon Oct 25 12:15:28 CEST 2010


Matthias

My suggestion is probably more or less the same. I will read that paper 
when I get time.
It is possible that choosing between iolists and binaries should be left 
to the user.

Morten.

On 10/23/10 8:52 AM, Matthias Lang wrote:
> 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



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