Re: Why are byte ports "ports" as such? Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk 21 May 2006 15:54 UTC

"Jonathan S. Shapiro" <> writes:

>   1. The correct primitive is READ-CODEPOINT, not READ-CHAR.
>      READ-CHAR is a library routine.

Unless char is defined to be a code point. Which is IMHO the most
reasonable choice: code points are the natural atomic units of Unicode
text, and most Unicode algorithms are expressed in terms of code points.

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