H98 Text IO

Roman Leshchinskiy rl at cse.unsw.edu.au
Tue Feb 26 08:50:12 EST 2008

Ross Paterson wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 12:31:43AM +1100, Roman Leshchinskiy wrote:
>> I'm probably mistaken, but doesn't this proposal mean that I can't
>> implement cat in H98 using text I/O? That would be a bit disturbing.
> That is already the case, at least for binary files.

Ok, cat is a bad example. Any kind of simple text processing, really, 
that assumes that reading a character from stdin and writing it to 
stdout is really just copying.


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