stream-read-partial ( n stream -- seq/f )
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Vocabulary
io

Inputs and outputs
na non-negative integer
streaman input stream
seq/fa byte-array, a string, or f


Word description
Reads at most n elements from a stream and returns up to that many characters without blocking. If no characters are available, blocks until some are and returns them.

Definition