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Re: [Scheme-reports] 6.4 control features: -map and -for-each procedures
On Mon 23 May 2011 18:00, John Cowan <cowan@x> writes:
> Alaric Snell-Pym scripsit:
>> There shouldn't be a blob-map. The very reason for blobs as distinct
>> from u8vectors etc. is that blobs don't have internal structure.
> "I quite agree with you, but what are we two against so many?"
> --G. B. Shaw, to a man booing at the opening night of _Arms and the Man_
You know, I'm starting to see it both ways! Inspired by Alaric's
spelling, "u8vectors", I do indeed see srfi-4 vectors as having that
more rigid structure (even though Guile implements them all with
bytevectors). While with bytevectors from R6RS, I've always seen them
as blobs, as you see your blob API!
Clearly the only way out of this loopy conundrum is to call them
>From a safe distance,
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