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Re: byte-to-string

From: Harald Hanche-Olsen
Subject: Re: byte-to-string
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 21:12:55 +0100 (CET)

+ Chong Yidong <address@hidden>:

> Also, if the integer argument is supposed to be a byte, shouldn't it be
> error to give it something larger than 255?  Instead the function
> returns something, but I have no idea what that string represents.

A bit of experimentation reveals that (byte-to-string n) returns the
same as (byte-to-string (mod n 256)). Maybe that is useful, I don't

- Harald

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