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Re: SRFI 56 Binary I/O



Alex Shinn <foof@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> The rationale for using byte was largely backwards compatibility.
> Common-Lisp, Gauche, and PLT (as of version 300) all use the above
> names.

Surely true, but the last and only case where we borrow inappropriate
names from Lisp is car and cdr.

Thomas