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

On Sun Jul 15 16:15:18 EDT 2012, Andy Wingo wrote:

>>> Just as another data point, I've used and implemented both APIs.  I find
>>> the bytevector formulation more useful.  (Incidentally, the assertion
>>> that the "bytevector" name is without history is incorrect.)
>> Fill us in on this, please?
> R6RS.

Actually, the bytevector name and basic API date back to 1984 or 1985.
Bytevectors were provided by MacScheme (1985), and I believe they were
provided by PC Scheme (1984) as well.


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