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Re: strings draft



From: Tom Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: strings draft
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2004 11:01:07 -0800 (PST)

> I specifically mean the R6RS recommendations to _not_ preclude that
> interpretation.  Yes, you should be able to read that string constant
> from some Unicode stream and wind up with a one character string
> constant.
> 
> If someone writes a non-portable program that says "This program
> assumes that all string constants are Unicode [and, in such and such a
> canonicalization form, etc.]" then that program wouldn't necessarily
> run correctly on your implementation.

Ok.  That's reasonable.

--shiro