[erlang-questions] unicode:characters_to_list

Michael Uvarov <>
Thu Mar 22 16:48:12 CET 2012


Also, in utf-8 each code point can be encoded using from 1 to 6 bytes.
It is called as variable-width encoding. For example, bigints have the
same model of encoding. It can help to save space when we using latin
characters set and it "fixes" compatibility problems.
This code is an example:
io:write([<<X/utf8>> || X <- lists:seq(1, 260)]).



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