Subject: Re: spreading a format string across lines From: Erik Naggum <email@example.com> Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2002 17:48:17 GMT Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> * Dorai Sitaram | What do you think | | (format t "This is just ~ | one line.~%") | | should return? It should not return, it should signal an error because the final space is not defined as a format control. This is no different from (format t "This is just ~ one line.~%") Trailing whitespace within strings is not invisible to the Lisp reader. /// -- In a fight against something, the fight has value, victory has none. In a fight for something, the fight is a loss, victory merely relief.