stream-read1 ( stream -- elt )
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Vocabulary
io

Inputs and outputs
streaman input stream
eltan element or f


Generic word contract
Reads an element from the stream. Outputs f on stream exhaustion.

Notes
Most code only works on one stream at a time and should instead use read1; see Default input and output streams.

Errors
Throws an error if the I/O operation fails.

Definition

GENERIC: stream-read1 ( stream -- elt )


Methods