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no :in-file

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.