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> From: David Rush <kumo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Date: 18 Feb 2002 17:20:14 +0000 > Bengt Kleberg <eleberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes: > > since most cryptographical > > algorithms use not integers, but arrays of bytes, > > This opens up another whole can of worms, since Scheme doesn't have > bytes. This is one of my pet peeves. I'm not terribly sure that going > down this road is a good idea. An SRFI with bytes might be a good idea. > > perhaps a list (of specified length), with integers 0-255 as items, > > would be the most versatile value of such a procedure. > > Except that you can already generate range-limited integers, so I > think there's no real loss here. I suppose you mean generating several integers in the range 0-255? That is a sufficient solution, I did not think far enough. bengt