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Re: [Scheme-reports] Bytevectors should be called u8vectors
Marc Feeley scripsit:
> John, given that you have many Scheme implementations installed, can
> you test how many currently support u8vector-ref and how many support
> bytevector-u8-ref ?
Not without considerable pain. There is no invocation to bring in SRFI
4 that works on even a majority of Schemes, so I would have to look up
the docs for each one, and there are currently 45 of them. What's more,
it's trivial to implement SRFI 4 on top of R6RS bytevectors or vice versa.
What's more, it's straightforward to support either on top of pure R5RS
vectors, modulo the type predicates.
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