[erlang-questions] How can I determine if a list is a just a string or a list of strings?
Thu Sep 10 18:10:44 CEST 2009
Magnus Falk wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a variable that can either contain a list of strings or a just a
> string. Is there a good way to tell what kind I'm, dealing with?
> "192.168.1.18" vs. ["192.168.1.18", "192.168.1.19"]
The classic 'dirty trick' test is is_integer(hd(String)).
CTO, Erlang Training & Consulting Ltd
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