Abstract form

Vlad Dumitrescu vlad_dumitrescu@REDACTED
Sun Jan 1 16:38:58 CET 2006

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Virding" <robert.virding@REDACTED>
> abstract/1 takes an erlang data structure and converts it into its 
> abstract form. ...
> The other one is for parsing the characters in a string.


I read the manual, and I knew about the difference you so kindly point out.

Do you mean that when converted to Erlang abstract format, the term [1,a,3] 
and the term represented by the string "[1,a,3]" are supposed to be 
represented differently? If yes and you know why it should be so, please 
explain because to me they look as they should be the same.


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