SRFI 118: Simple adjustable-size strings

by Per Bothner

status: final (2015-07-07)

keywords: Data Structure

See also SRFI 135: Immutable Texts and SRFI 140: Immutable Strings.


Scheme specifies mutable fixed-length strings. We add two procedures string-append! and string-replace! which allow the size of the string to change. We also require that the standard Scheme procedures make-string and string-copy return variable-size strings.