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Re: bug#11198: prefab structs in guile

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: bug#11198: prefab structs in guile
Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2012 17:21:56 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1 (gnu/linux)

On Thu 05 Jul 2012 15:42, Thien-Thi Nguyen <address@hidden> writes:

> See also (info "(elisp) Byte Packing")
> which describes Emacs' bindat.el.
> The context there is network protocols,
> but the design requirements are the same.

Interesting.  The use cases are a bit different though; much of bindat
seems to be covered by bytevectors, whereas prefab "structs" (really,
records) can contain arbitrary Scheme data -- symbols, strings, arrays,


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