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From: Benjamin Geer <ben@s...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Common IO structure
Gerd Stolpmann wrote:
> I would like to hear real arguments for why certain names should be used.
> For example, one reason can be that there is already a user base.

Many people are familiar with the C functions 'read' and 'write' in 
Unix.  Perhaps for this reason, Perl, Python and Java also use the names 
'read' and 'write'.

Ben

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