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Re: Couple things...

    > From: Jim Blandy <jimb@xxxxxxxxxx>

    bear> 1. Lack of agreement with C conventions over what a character is.
    bear>    My characters are multi-codepoint sequences and C treats
    bear>    single codepoints as characters.  This makes indexes and counts
    bear>    in strings wonky.

    > It looks like all of these are problems stemming from the restrictions
    > on when GC can happen --- is that right?  (Your original post didn't
    > specify that that was specifically the issue; it just said the SRFI
    > would be difficult to implement.)