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From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Common IO structure
On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 01:58:00AM +0900, Yamagata Yoriyuki wrote:
> From: "Nicolas Cannasse" <warplayer@free.fr>
> Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Common IO structure
> Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 18:17:32 +0200
> 
> > As someone told, read/write concepts are used in most of other languages
> > (including Java, C, and many others).
> 
> read/write of Unix are block-wise operations.  They are not suited for

They can also be used for character-at-a-time operations.

> names for element-wise operations.  get/put come from
> get_char/put_char of C.  Maybe would get_element/put_element be
> better?

But anyway, why dismiss the block-wise operations?  They're still
useful.

-- John

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