[erlang-questions] String type
Sat Jun 23 14:05:15 CEST 2018
On 06/22, Sam Overdorf wrote:
>Has anyone considered making string a type and not a list of chars.
Yes, please see for example this discussion from earlier this month:
>I seem to have a lot of trouble when a list is a bunch of string
>objects and I start taking it apart with [H|T] = List..
> When processing the last string in the list I end up taking apart the
>individual characters of the string. If I do a type-check it tells me
>it is a list.
use string:to_graphemes(S) and you'll have a list of unicode-aware
characters that can be iterated over, in an encoding-neutral format:
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