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Re: [Scheme-reports] I/O

Vincent Manis writes:
> On 2011-05-01, at 23:18, Jussi Piitulainen wrote:
> > I think the -u8- family of names is good precisely because there will
> > be a whole family of like-named procedures in the large language. The
> > main rationale for having these in the small language is, I think, to
> > provide a necessary infrastructure for a larger language.
> If WG2 is planning on providing READ-U16 et al, then I withdraw my
> suggestion. If not, I reaffirm it. :)

Indeed. I think, if they are renamed here now, then a larger library
is likely to provide aliases later.

These -u8- names occur also in the blob interface, which looks to me
like infrastructure for both more IO and homogeneous numeric arrays.

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