Subject: Re: Byte offset
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1997/01/30
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Scott Sheffield
| I never received an answer to my question about getting a byte offset
| from lisp.  I need to no if there is a lisp command that will give me a
| byte offset of a point in a text file stream.  I also need to no the best
| way to get a byte count for a section of the text stream.  Theres got to
| be a lisp guru who knows this.  Oh great lisp guru speak to me.....

man, you make it hard to answer you.

have you looked at `file-position'?  does it fail to give a useful answer?

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