George Russell ger@Informatik.Uni-Bremen.DE
Thu, 26 Oct 2000 14:14:51 +0200

Simon Marlow wrote:
>         "Once a semi-closed handle becomes closed, the contents of
>          the associated stream becomes fixed, and is the list of those
>          items which were succesfully read from that handle".
Ah, now I see.  I had assumed that hClose'ing a semi-closed handle would result in the
entire file being read till EOF, after which the file would be closed.