[r6rs-discuss] Issues with section 8.2. Port I/O, a.k.a. (rnrs io ports (6))
sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Tue Aug 28 04:02:41 EDT 2007
John Cowan <cowan at ccil.org> writes:
> William D Clinger scripsit:
>> > The three listed buffer modes are none, line, and block.
>> FYI, Larceny's preferred buffer mode for interactive output
>> ports is datum. The buffer-mode syntax does not allow datum,
>> which is one of several reasons that syntax is deprecated
>> in Larceny.
> Formal comment #185, which was adopted by the editors, says that line
> buffering is explicitly implementation-dependent; the draft should be
> changed to make it so.
Indeed: Thanks for pointing this out.
Does "line for flushing upon line endings or other
implementation-defined separators and reading up to line endings or
other implementation-defined separators" work?
> I think it would be within editorial discretion to extend the license
> in 8.2.4 to provide implementation-dependent results on nonstandard
> eol-symbols to buffer-mode-symbols as well.
That I don't think I can do. I wish the possibility of other buffer
modes had been suggested prior to the ratification candidate.
Cheers =8-} Mike
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