[R6RS] `make-bytes' with fill argument

Michael Sperber sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Mon Jun 26 13:25:01 EDT 2006

William D Clinger <will at ccs.neu.edu> writes:

> Mike wrote:
>> (make-bytes n fill) has the problem that it's unclear of what type
>> `fill' is.  I added (make-u8-bytes n fill) instead.
> That's excessively anal.  Bytes objects are inherently
> polymorphic, so their creator should be polymorphic at
> least to the extent of accepting either signed or unsigned
> l,

Good point, I hadn't thought of that.  I've made the change.

Cheers =8-} Mike
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