Using -spec for callbacks when defining behaviours

Steve Davis <>
Sat Mar 20 11:17:52 CET 2010

Hi Robert,

I most definitely share a strong negative reaction to: "strings as
complex data types ..."
Strings as a "type" are entirely bogus in my opinion. e.g. in SUCS
(Steve's universal character set) the word "String" is by definition
encoded as:
...since the octet values for this charset standard happen to map as
16#00 = "S", 16#01 = "t", 16#02 = "r", etc.


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