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Re: [Scheme-reports] Bytevectors should be called u8vectors

On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 08:23:28PM -0400, Marc Feeley wrote:
> Formal Comment
> Submitter's name: Marc Feeley
> Submitter's email: feeley at iro.umontreal.ca
> Relevant draft: r7rs draft 6
> Type: defect
> Priority: minor
> Relevant section of draft: 6.9. Bytevectors
> Summary: Bytevectors should be called u8vectors

+1 to this.  One of the criticisms of R7 was that it needlessly
invented new names for old (SRFI) things.  Don't make the same mistake.

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