[m-dev.] a chunk type?

Ralph Becket rafe at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Thu Nov 1 16:00:34 AEDT 2007

Peter Wang, Thursday,  1 November 2007:
> Hi,
> Does anyone have any objection to adding a string.chunk type, analogous
> to the string.line and string.text_file types?  The intention is to be
> able to use stream.get to read some arbitrary number of characters out
> of a stream.  The number could be just something convenient for the
> stream, or some stream types could provide predicates to record the
> desired chunk size.
> Better ideas?

I'm presuming you're thinking of a wrapper around a bit_buffer?
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