Subject: Re: FORMAT and cardinal nos.
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2001 00:32:31 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Dave Bakhash <>
| Does format do that?  If so, what's the directive?  I looked through the
| CLHS, but didn't see it there.  What _was_ there was the ~R directive,
| which would print "three" in the above case, but I want "third", etc.

  Check out the : and @ modifiers to format control characters.

  The past is not more important than the future, despite what your culture
  has taught you.  Your future observations, conclusions, and beliefs are
  more important to you than those in your past ever will be.  The world is
  changing so fast the balance between the past and the future has shifted.