[Snow-users-list] snowman-app port problems in Guile

Marc Feeley feeley at iro.umontreal.ca
Mon Apr 14 23:00:32 EDT 2008

On 14-Apr-08, at 10:14 PM, Matthew Martin wrote:
> Guile supports SRFI-14, as do most of the other "big" implementations.
> Gambit isn't listed at http://srfi.schemers.org/srfi-implementers.html
> at all though. Might it help?
> "This library is designed to be portable across implementations that
> use different character types and representations, especially ASCII,
> Latin-1 and Unicode."

SRFI 14 give a way to represent a "set of characters", but it does not  
extend the I/O primitives to support non-ASCII characters.  Scheme I/O  
is not portable especially for these edge cases of non-ASCII  
characters in strings.


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