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Re: saving a numeric table to a disk file
- To: email@example.com (David A. Moon)
- Subject: Re: saving a numeric table to a disk file
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Wed, 17 Jun 92 09:56:19 +0200
- Cc: email@example.com
thanks for your message. Here are a few comments:
> ... if the array contains only floats ...
Actually the "array" is a table. Most of the columns contain floats,
some don't. One has to cope with missing values. Then there is the
header line with ASCII labels, etc. So the real thing I wish to store
is a structure or perhaps a CLOS object. In my posting I just
described the simplest of all possibilities, to get my message
> ... do binary I/O ... you use the Macintosh I/O traps ...
That defies my intent to write portable code.
> The foreign function interface is also a reasonable approach to the
Again, as long as the FF is not standardized within Lisp, code would
> I don't believe that Lisp is the solution to all problems.
May be. But it should be adequate for the simple thing I am aiming