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Re: Why are byte ports "ports" as such?
Ben Goetter scripsit:
> If you separate byte ports from character ports, and separate input
> ports from output ports (at least at the API level), you get an easily
> type-checked interface. e.g.
(and likewise all the other points)
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
"Any legal document draws most of its meaning from context. A telegram
that says 'SELL HUNDRED THOUSAND SHARES IBM SHORT' (only 190 bits in
5-bit Baudot code plus appropriate headers) is as good a legal document
as any, even sans digital signature." --me