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Re: SRFI 56 Binary I/O

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bear <bear@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> 	read-byte
>       write-byte
>       peek-byte
>       byte-ready?

This is fine, but don't call them bytes.  Call them "octets" if that's
what you mean; since "byte" has a different meaning (however remote
these days) it would be well advised to use a word that means
specifically what you want, rather than one that only mostly does.