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[REBOL] Re: [BUG?] read-io & write-io or Wait or is TCL better?

From: brett:codeconscious at: 8-Aug-2003 16:32

> I was suprised that dictionary description of read-io is already very > nice and informal. Maybe a small note as - beware - it is a good > practise to clear your buffer in your while loop ... etc. would be > sufficient to save wasted hours of testing for those who reach read-io > function ignoring what the "low-level" actually means ... ;-) >
Wow, never knew that you had to clear your buffer (seriously). Always good to learn something. :^) I was under the impression that read-io etc was necessary in some circumstances, but I cannot remember what. Any enlightenment by anyone? (please) Regards, Brett.