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Re: format equivalent of printf "%3.1f", "%03x"

From: Dale P. Smith
Subject: Re: format equivalent of printf "%3.1f", "%03x"
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2001 08:00:01 -0400

Kyle Cronan wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Oct 2001, Chris Cramer wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 01:33:54AM -0400, Keith Wright wrote:
> > > Boy are you asking for flamage.  Ask again when you are ready for
> > > a quiz on pages 581-608 of Common Lisp: The Language
> > > by Guy L. Steele Jr. (Digital Press)
> >
> > Could you summarize for those of us who are not as familiar with Common
> > Lisp? I have no idea what problems there could be with using something
> > like printf with Lisp. Not that it's a burning desire of mine, since we
> > already have format, but now you've got me wondering.
> I'll leave Keith to comment on your specific question, but I thought I
> would point out that the book he referred to is available online at this
> URL (among others):
> I believe the chapter you want is number 27, "Pretty Printing".

Section 22.3.3
has the full description of format.

Dale P. Smith
Treasurer, Cleveland Linux Users Group
Senior Systems Consultant, Altus Technologies Corporation
440-746-9000 x339

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