New Issue: Placeholder for I/O subteam task

19083, "lydia-duncan", "Placeholder for I/O subteam task", "2022-01-24T17:35:02Z"

We're having another meeting Wednesday to finish looking at the channel methods. I expect there to be some work coming out of that meeting for the next subteam meeting on the 9th. If not, I'll replace this task with something else (likely a BigInteger issue)