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Re: HOW TO GIVE A DEFAULT TO A TRULY INTERACTIVE FUNCTION


From: gnuist006
Subject: Re: HOW TO GIVE A DEFAULT TO A TRULY INTERACTIVE FUNCTION
Date: 17 Oct 2002 07:35:35 -0700

Edi Weitz <address@hidden> wrote in message 

>   (require 'cl)
> 
>   (defun* bar (&optional (default 5))
>     (let* ((default-string (format "%s" default))
>            (string (read-string "Number: "
>                                 default-string
>                                 nil
>                                 default-string)))
>       ;; needs check for wrong input
>       (list (string-to-number string))))
>   
>   (defun foo (n)
>     (interactive
>      (bar 42))
>     (insert (format "%s" (* 3 n))))

Pathetic solution. breaks one, fixes noone.
It just accepted "u" as the input and did not do number
validation.


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