[plt-scheme] Bytes/Chars/Strings/ByteStrings

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon May 15 12:18:27 EDT 2006

At Mon, 15 May 2006 11:36:03 -0400, Matt Jadud wrote:
> I have an application I'm porting from the 200 series to the 300 series. 
> I believe, for this particular application, I need to be most careful with:
> (20X) characters becoming (3XX) bytes
> (20X) strings becoming (3XX) byte strings
> The particular application is a linker, and deals with bytewise data; 
> these seem to be the most significant, underlying type-system changes 
> that will effect me. From people's experience porting, were there any 
> other major 'gotchas'?

In this case, there might be one more: Beware that a file port is now
buffered by default. This can matter if you have both input and output
open at the same time for a particular file.


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