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Re: [Scheme-reports] Binary and character ports (and an unrelated small issue)

Jeronimo Pellegrini scripsit:

> According to Section 6.7.1, "Conversely, not all character ports are
> binary ports -- for example, the /string ports/ discussed below".  It
> is not really clear to wether the document *requires* string ports not
> to be binary or if it was just an example of a port that *could* be
> character but not binary.

I haven't thought about it, but I guess it *could* be the latter, if the
environment provides a default encoding for string ports.

John Cowan    cowan@x    http://ccil.org/~cowan
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uninformed guesses about established conventions in a field of study with
which familiarity is limited, it is sometimes better to stick to merely
observing the usage and listening to the explanations offered, inserting
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