[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Why are byte ports "ports" as such?



"Jonathan S. Shapiro" <shap@eros-os.org> writes:

>   1. The correct primitive is READ-CODEPOINT, not READ-CHAR.
>      READ-CHAR is a library routine.

Unless char is defined to be a code point. Which is IMHO the most
reasonable choice: code points are the natural atomic units of Unicode
text, and most Unicode algorithms are expressed in terms of code points.

-- 
   __("<         Marcin Kowalczyk
   \__/       qrczak@knm.org.pl
    ^^     http://qrnik.knm.org.pl/~qrczak/