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This egg provides porocedures for reading and writing so called netstrings.
- netstring-write str #!optional portprocedure
Writes str to port ((current-output-port) by default).
- netstring-read #!optional portprocedure
Reads a netstring from port ((current-input-port) by default) and returns its interpretation.
- string->netstring strprocedure
Converts str to a netstring.
- netstring->string nsprocedure
Returns the interpretation of ns.