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Re: sending list

From: Kalle Olavi Niemitalo
Subject: Re: sending list
Date: 12 Sep 2001 19:47:12 +0300

Manuel Giraud <address@hidden> writes:

> Ok! so this use of c-w-o-s is just to convert a list to a string. It's
> sad that the name `list->string' is already used by R5RS because IMHO
> what is done here with c-w-o-s is the *true* behaviour of
> `list->string'.

I don't think list->string would be a good name for the
combination of call-with-output-string and write, because
it can also convert non-list objects like symbols, numbers,
Booleans and vectors.

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