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Re: [Scheme-reports] 6.3.7 blobs
On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 10:28 AM, Andre van Tonder <andre@x> wrote:
> On Fri, 20 May 2011, Andy Wingo wrote:
>> On Fri 20 May 2011 04:58, "Aaron W. Hsu" <arcfide@x> writes:
>>> On Thu, 19 May 2011 13:05:25 -0400, Andy Wingo <wingo@x> wrote:
>>> I am still in strong favor of changing this name to bytevector instead of
>> FWIW, I am mildly in favor, though the concision of "blob-length" over
>> "bytevector-length" is a point in blob's favor.
> Conciseness is in my opinion underappreciated in Scheme. It is
> important to the practical programmer.
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Blobs are also something you'll run into as a "practical programmer,"
in databases, device drivers, &c. That the name is concise is pretty
Q. How many Prolog programmers does it take to change a lightbulb?
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