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Re: [Scheme-reports] Two issues regarding I/O

Vincent Manis scripsit:

> I'd therefore suggest adding a procedure named make-eof-object or some such, and defined to return one of the set of eof objects for the implementation. 

Ticket #337 filed.

> 2. I'm not sure I understand the difference between `input port'
> and `port capable of doing input operations'. The draft offers
> input-port? and output-port? that are true if the argument is an
> input (or output port). Yet close-input-port and close-output-port
> are clearly defined to shut down the input or output side of a port,
> leaving the other side still functioning, and explicitly work on things
> that are not input (or output) ports. 

There isn't intended to be a difference.  Editorial ticket #338 filed.

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