[r6rs-discuss] Stateful codecs and inefficient transcoding
shiro at lava.net
Tue Oct 31 19:46:02 EST 2006
From: John Cowan <cowan at ccil.org>
Subject: Re: [r6rs-discuss] Stateful codecs and inefficient transcoding
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 19:07:35 -0500
> Shiro Kawai scripsit:
> > Right. In Gauche, we support mixing binary and textual I/O
> > natively in the port, while support transcoding by port layering.
> How can you do textual I/O natively in the port if the port does
> not know what the encoding is?
We have the "default encoding" chosen at the compile time.
The basic port naively assumes the text is in that encoding.
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