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Re: Some comments relating to ICFP contest

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Andre van Tonder <andre@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> For arithmetic, perhaps multiples of 8 bits are not so important.
> However, is this specification is supposed to also be usable for fast
> operations on blobs, where multiples of 8 are inherent?  If not,
> perhaps a parallel set of operations for the blob-inherent types would
> be useful as a separate library.

Probably true.  Alas, too late for R6RS.  Want to take a stab at a
SRFI? :-)

Cheers =8-} Mike
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