[erlang-questions] unexpected result of term_to_binary

Ivan Uemlianin <>
Mon Jan 21 20:44:57 CET 2013


What's the difference between a list of integers and a string?

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festina lente


On 21 Jan 2013, at 19:38, Steve Davis <> wrote:

> The following appears to encode lists of integers as strings (?!?):
> 
> Eshell V5.9.3  (abort with ^G)
> 1> term_to_binary([1,2,3,4]).
> <<131,107,0,4,1,2,3,4>>
> 
> Is there a reason for this that I'm missing?
> 
> regs,
> /s
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