[erlang-questions] unexpected result of term_to_binary

Steve Davis <>
Mon Jan 21 21:30:04 CET 2013


On Jan 21, 2013, at 2:26 PM, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:

> 
> 
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 8:38 PM, Steve Davis <> wrote:
> The following appears to encode lists of integers as strings (?!?):
> 
> 
> No no no  - Erlang doesn't have strings - there are no strings in Erlang
> (repeat this 100 times).
> 

Indeed, but the documentation says byte 107 means:
8 External Term Format

8.14  STRING_EXT


So please forgive the "inaccuracy" :-)

br,
/s
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