SRFI 13: String Libraries

by Olin Shivers

status: final (2000-12-28)

keywords: Data Structure

See also SRFI 130: Cursor-based string library.

library name: strings


R5RS Scheme has an impoverished set of string-processing utilities, which is a problem for authors of portable code. This SRFI proposes a coherent and comprehensive set of string-processing procedures; it is accompanied by a reference implementation of the spec. The reference implementation is

The routines in this SRFI are backwards-compatible with the string-processing routines of R5RS.