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Re: external representation



Matthias Radestock <matthias@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> The SRFI currently says nothing about the external representation of
> records. Can records be read/written by Scheme's read/write procedures?

No.

> An external representation would be tricky to construct for instances of
> generative record types, but for non-generative types it should be
> possible, and would certainly be useful.

Yes, and I expect this will be an addition at some point in the
future.  (Non-generativity is partly there for exactly that purpose.) 
For this SRFI, we decided to punt on this, though, because of the
expected technical complexity.

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