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Re: [Scheme-reports] fresh empty strings

On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 11:43 AM, John Cowan <cowan@x> wrote:
> Alex Shinn scripsit:
>> It has insertion, replacement and deletion operations.
>> These return new objects, but that doesn't have to be
>> any less efficient than an explicitly mutable API.
> I already made that point: immutable string APIs are sufficient.  But if
> you *want* a truly imperative, not functional, string API, then a buffer
> gap is your friend.

And my point is that you can have a mutable API without
exposing the implementation - especially a bad choice of


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