[erlang-questions] strings vs binaries

Steve Davis steven.charles.davis@REDACTED
Wed Aug 19 02:19:36 CEST 2015

Hi zxq9,
…test case…?
(Did I miss a post already in history?)
(Is the example/test case better handled in another platform? if so, which?, and how?)
Please change my view if it is obviously incorrect.

> On 2015年8月18日 火曜日 17:47:53 Steve Davis wrote:
>> 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.

>...unless you need to do it in utf8...

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