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Re: [Chicken-users] Re: Adding (system->string) somewhere

From: John Cowan
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Re: Adding (system->string) somewhere
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 18:00:28 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Ivan Shmakov scripsit:

>       Believe me or not, but the POSIX Shell behaves exactly that way.

Sensibly so: what you get is a newline-separated list of lines,
with no random empty line at the end to confuse matters.

>       I'm not sure that one should mimic the Shell behaviour in
>       Scheme, though.

Well, the alternative is to return a Scheme list of newline-free

John Cowan   address@hidden
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