[erlang-questions] Strange Binary behavior

jm <>
Wed Aug 3 06:37:32 CEST 2011


On 3/08/11 2:28 PM, Andy W. Song wrote:
> As below:
>
Seems to be expecting a type specifier. try

A = "abc",
B = list_to_binary(A),
<<B/binary, "cde">>.


The manual states that <<"abc">> is short hand for <<$a, $b, $c>> which 
suggests  there is an exception when the list is in place.

see http://www.erlang.org/doc/reference_manual/expressions.html#id77409

Jeff.



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