[erlang-questions] Binary string literal syntax

Nathaniel Waisbrot nathaniel@REDACTED
Wed Jun 6 13:37:23 CEST 2018

Thanks for copying my email to the list, Sean. That's what happens when I stay up late writing emails.

> - That UTF-8 has emerged as the universal standard for string data

I think this is an important point. Your bin-string-marker proposal would actually be equivalent, I think, to <<"some string"/utf8>> which is a little more of a mouthful and therefore a better argument in favor of it.

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