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Re: [r6rs-discuss] Fwd: [plt-scheme] [ANN] Scheme Language Working Groups 1 and 2 draft charters

Peter Michaux scripsit:

> An arbitrarily embeddable language cannot have any I/O API
> requirements. ECMAScript, for example, doesn't have any I/O. It is up
> to the host program, into which the language is embedded, to add host
> objects which enable an I/O API appropriate to the embedding.

Hence the fact that in my proposals <http://tinyurl.com/thing-one>,
all I/O is in the modules "files", "reader", "writer", and "binary".
(String ports are part of the core, and so are read-char and write-char.)

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