[R6RS] Changing the transcoding mid-stream
sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Wed Aug 23 13:16:12 EDT 2006
dyb at cs.indiana.edu writes:
> Here's a related question. I presume that lookahead-char will raise an
> exception if end-of-file is reached after some but before before enough
> bytes have been read to make a whole character. If this exception is
> caught, the application continues, the underlying file is extended
> independently with enough bytes to fill out the character, and get-u8 is
> called again, must get-char also fail with the same exception?
I presume the `get-u8' is really `get-char' and that its invocation is
the same as the invocation of `get-char'. In that case, yes, by same
reasoning about the nature of EOFs as part of the data stream.
Cheers =8-} Mike
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