[m-dev.] io__write and arrays

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.oz.au
Tue Apr 8 16:18:03 AEST 1997

Tyson Richard DOWD, you wrote:
> There is also the idea that we might like to implement read and write
> of higher order closures. It's not yet clear what the best way to do this
> will be.

Just a quick point:
Converting higher-order terms from an abstract to a concrete
representation (e.g. as a sequence of bytes) is in general a
non-deterministic operation, for which you should use determinism

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