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Re: thoughts on ports

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: thoughts on ports
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 23:11:01 +0100
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Andy Wingo <address@hidden> skribis:

> The goal was to be able to provide Scheme functions that operate on
> ports, but that can suspend the operation via an abort-to-prompt if it
> will block.  This can only be done if we are not recursing through C.
> Exposing the fundamental buffers lets port operations to be implemented
> in Scheme (while also allowing the C implementation).

OK, I see, and it makes sense to me.


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