’s MOC recommendation, version 1.1. Writing a Moc to a MocChan (using astWrite) will, if the Moc is suitable, generate a textual description of that Moc, and reading from a MocChan will create a new Moc from its textual description. See the Moc class for further information.
Normally, when you use a MocChan, you should provide
functions which connect it to an external data store by reading and writing the
resulting text. These functions should perform any conversions needed between
external character encodings and the internal ASCII encoding. If no such functions
are supplied, a Channel will read from standard input and write to standard