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scheme-bert

scheme-bert is a BERT (Binary ERlang Term) serialization library for Scheme implementations compliant to R^6RS. BERT is based on Erlang's External Term Format.

See the BERT specification at bert-rpc.org.

Instances of the following Scheme types will be automatically converted to the proper simple BERT type:

  • flonum?
  • integer? (fixnum and bignum)
  • symbol?
  • list?
  • string?
  • vector?

Instances of the following Scheme types will be automatically converted to the proper complex BERT type:

  • 'nil
  • #t
  • #f
  • hashtable?
  • time?

Installation

Installation for Racket:

$ plt-r6rs --install erl-ext-types.ss

Then just (import (encode))

Usage

(encode (vector 'foo 42 666 (vector 12 '() (vector 255 'bar) 111222333444555666)))
=>
#"\203h\4d\0\3fooa*b\0\0\2\232h\4a\fjh\2a\377d\0\3barn\b\0\222\203\r|\37$\213\1"

Copyright (c) 2010 Yasir M. Arsanukaev. See LICENSE for details.