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Re: Couple things... Tom Lord (08 Jan 2004 21:01 UTC)

Re: Couple things... Tom Lord 08 Jan 2004 21:01 UTC


    > From: Jim Blandy <xxxxxx@redhat.com>

    bear> 1. Lack of agreement with C conventions over what a character is.
    bear>    My characters are multi-codepoint sequences and C treats
    bear>    single codepoints as characters.  This makes indexes and counts
    bear>    in strings wonky.

    > It looks like all of these are problems stemming from the restrictions
    > on when GC can happen --- is that right?  (Your original post didn't
    > specify that that was specifically the issue; it just said the SRFI
    > would be difficult to implement.)

Oops.

-t