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package Ada.Streams is
pragma Pure (Streams);

   type Root_Stream_Type is abstract tagged limited private;

   type Stream_Element is mod 2 ** Standard'Storage_Unit;

   type Stream_Element_Offset is range
     -(2 ** (Standard'Address_Size - 1)) ..
     +(2 ** (Standard'Address_Size - 1)) - 1;

   subtype Stream_Element_Count is
      Stream_Element_Offset range 0 .. Stream_Element_Offset'Last;

   type Stream_Element_Array is
      array (Stream_Element_Offset range <>) of Stream_Element;

   procedure Read
     (Stream : in out Root_Stream_Type;
      Item   : out Stream_Element_Array;
      Last   : out Stream_Element_Offset)
   is abstract;

   procedure Write
     (Stream : in out Root_Stream_Type;
      Item   : in Stream_Element_Array)
   is abstract;

private

   type Root_Stream_Type is abstract tagged limited null record;

end Ada.Streams;