[r6rs-discuss] interpretation of file options
sperber at deinprogramm.de
Tue Jul 22 03:25:33 EDT 2008
William D Clinger <will at ccs.neu.edu> writes:
> In several situations, the R6RS apparently insists
> upon raising an exception even though the no-fail
> option has been specified.
If I remember correctly, the no-fail option was intended as a direct (if
inverted) replacement for an option called "exclusive" (which can still
be seen in at least R5.91RS), which would cause an exception to be
raised if a file the program is trying to create already exists, not as
a general exception-prevention option. Possibly the name is
> Do R6RS experts see anything wrong with my conclusions above?
I probably don't qualify as an expert in your book, but I don't see
anything wrong with your conclusions.
Cheers =8-} Mike
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