At Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:56:27 -0400, David Storrs wrote: > The signature for build-path/convention-type is: > [...] > What gives?
The blue-box contract on `build-path/convention-type` in the documentation does not encode all of the constraints of the function (in much the same way that the blue-box contract on `vector-ref` doesn't encode the constraint that the second argument is in bounds). For both `build-path` and `build-path/convention-type`, strings are always treated as paths for the current system --- and they're converted to path values based on the current system's locale --- so they cannot be mixed with paths using a different convention. You can use byte strings and `bytes->path` to construct a path for any convention. Unlike strings, byte strings can reliably encode paths. > Also, while we're at it, what do REL and RED stand for in the docs? > https://docs.racket-lang.org/reference/windowspaths.html They're short for "relative" and "relative to a drive", respectively. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.