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Re: GH replacement proposal (includes a bit of Unicode)

From: Rob Browning
Subject: Re: GH replacement proposal (includes a bit of Unicode)
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 23:16:25 -0500
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Dirk Herrmann <address@hidden> writes:

> Alternative 1:
> * change the functions in the following way:
>   <type> scm_to_<type> (SCM value, int *success)
>   Instead of signalling an error, *success indicates whether the value
> can be represented. If *success is 0, the returned value is
> unspecified. If success is NULL, an error is signalled for the case
> that the value can not be represented.

> Thus, I would prefer either alternative 1 or 2, favoring alternative 1.

I had the same concern, and offhand, think I'd probably prefer 1 as well.

Rob Browning
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