Subject: Re: Scheme implementation in C++
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 2000/10/20
Newsgroups: comp.lang.scheme
Message-ID: <8sqdv3$bo5cc$>
Boris Schaefer  <> wrote:
| (Rob Warnock) writes:
| | My point was that Scheme strings, unlike C strings, *allow*
| | ASCII "NUL" characters (C '\0' characters) in the string, and
| | thus there is no way in general to export full Scheme strings
| | as C strings.
| Well, the original poster asked about C++ and `std::string' is
| counted and allows ASCII "NUL", just like Scheme strings.

Aha! Not being a C++ person, I didn't know that. Thanks for the info.


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