size of an IO list
Wed Mar 2 17:38:28 CET 2005
On Wed, 2 Mar 2005, Joe Armstrong (AL/EAB) wrote:
JA> How about a BIF to compute the size of an I/O list?
JA> I have made a deep list that I want to output (guess what's it's HTML :-)
JA> I need to make an HTTP header element "Content-Length: ..."
JA> Which is the size of the flattened deep list , but I don't want to flatten it (horrors)
JA> or traverse it (in Erlang) to find the length.
JA> Suitable case for a BIF?
What about Bin = list_to_binary(List), size(Bin)?
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