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Re: [Scheme-reports] Bidirectional ports and port-open?
Per Bothner scripsit:
> An true bi-directional port is one where you can read a "record",
> modify it, and write it back. If the port is seekable, the input
> and output positions are tied.
I don't see how these can both be true unless the port is indeed
seekable. If I read, modify, and then write, the write goes after the
point read from unless I first seek back to before the read.
A few times, I did some exuberant stomping about, John Cowan
like a hippo auditioning for Riverdance, though cowan@x
I stopped when I thought I heard something at http://ccil.org/~cowan
the far side of the room falling over in rhythm
with my feet. --Joseph Zitt
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