[r6rs-discuss] Proposed NON-features for small Scheme, part 8: string-set! must die
cowan at ccil.org
Wed Sep 23 01:34:05 EDT 2009
Aubrey Jaffer scripsit:
> If anyone cares, other Unicode-supporting language development efforts
> seem to be moving away from the character datatype:
> lacks chars:
> Ruby 1.8 used integers for chars (like C). Ruby 1.9 returns length 1
> strings from indexing strings.
> Python lacks chars:
Perl, Basic, Q, and Pure also lack characters. Haskell uses integers as
characters and lists of integers as strings.
So they play that [tune] on John Cowan
their fascist banjos, eh? cowan at ccil.org
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