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From:
Elizabeth Mattijsen
Date:
June 10, 2022 08:23
Subject:
Re: Dual Buf and Str question
Message ID:
C5931500-A240-4DDD-9716-0BCA17CC7D02@dijkmat.nl
Perhaps https://raku.land/zef:raku-community-modules/Pythonic::Str is what you're after?

> On 10 Jun 2022, at 07:54, ToddAndMargo via perl6-users <perl6-users@perl.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> I can easily  get away with this in Modula2, but
> how can I do this with Raku?
> 
> I wish to create a single variable that can be
> manipulated in two ways:
> 
> 1) as a fixed length string (Str)
> 
> 2) as a fixed length buffer (Buf)
> 
> I can think of ways to do this, but it would
> require separate variable and conversions routines
> back and forth.
> 
> Any words of Raku wisdom?
> 
> Many thanks,
> -T
> 
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