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Re: [Scheme-reports] Bytevectors should be called u8vectors

Alex Shinn scripsit:

> What we actually voted on was: http://trac.sacrideo.us/wg/wiki/BlobAPI
> which is similar to R6RS but encodes the endianness in the
> names for brevity and efficiency.  This was a WG2 proposal,
> and the WG1 version of this was just the *-u8-* subset.

I've extended BlobAPI for WG2 purposes to provide both R6RS-style names
(byte offsets) and SRFI-4-style names (element offsets).  However,
the SRFI-4-style provides only accessors and mutators, not disjoint
vector types.

John Cowan  http://ccil.org/~cowan    cowan@x
There are books that are at once excellent and boring.  Those that at
once leap to the mind are Thoreau's Walden, Emerson's Essays, George
Eliot's Adam Bede, and Landor's Dialogues.  --Somerset Maugham

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