[erlang-questions] strings vs binaries

Steve Davis steven.charles.davis@REDACTED
Wed Aug 19 00:47:53 CEST 2015

In addition to what’s already been said... 

The old chestnut that “erlang is bad at string manipulation” completely goes away if you choose to use binaries for all your text.

In fact, erlang is far superior at text tasks than most platforms I have used if you keep all your text as binaries.

My 2c

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