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From Stanley Iriele <>
Subject Re: Erlang proplists for Docs
Date Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:50:00 GMT
Basically my case is that I may have a doc with hundreds of keys
potentially and was curious about the behavior

On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 1:12 AM, Stanley Iriele <>wrote:

> I'm fairly new to erlang and I am going through the docs couchdb docs
> again and its shows that proplists are the way objects documents are stored
> when you interact with them in an map function (or whatever other function).
> My question is...from what I have read proplists have linear performance
> and are not like a dictionary so when fetching a key...its actually linear
> not O(1). Am i misunderstanding something something about erlang?
> there a map like structure in Erlang or something?. Anyways,,any clarity on
> this matter would be greatly appreciated

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