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Re: How important is R5RS compatibility for I/O?




> This raises the general question of how important R5RS compatibility
> is in this area.

My personal idea about this for I/O is that it might be most useful if the new

stuff solves the problem as it should be solved---but preferably in a way
that the old stuff (R5RS I/O) can be implemented on top of the new stuff
for backwards compatibility.

I don't oversee all the details right now, but that should be doable here.

Sebastian.

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