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- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
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- From: Eric Benson <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 19 Apr 89 15:53:40 PDT
- Cc: Moon@STONY-BROOK.SCRC.Symbolics.COM, firstname.lastname@example.org, wfs@CLI.COM
- In-reply-to: Robert S. Boyer's message of Wed, 19 Apr 89 17:15:32 CDT <8904192215.AA03885@CLI.COM>
However, in order to be competitive with C in speed it would be useful
to be able to do the following:
For binary streams, declare the element-type of the stream, e.g. allow
the STREAM type specifier to take an optional element-type like ARRAY
For binary streams, functions to read and write arrays in a single
chunk. Lucid supplies READ-ARRAY and WRITE-ARRAY as extensions.
For character input, a destructive version of READ-LINE.
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- From: David A. Moon <Moon@STONY-BROOK.SCRC.Symbolics.COM>