[Openmcl-devel] Minor bug: format "~@?" and "~:*" don't work together
gb at clozure.com
Wed Dec 28 07:23:17 CST 2011
As far as I can tell,
? (defun foo (n) (format nil "~D ~@?" n "frob~2:*~P"))
works as expected in 1.6, 1.7, and the trunk (and quite possibly other
What exactly doesn't work for you ?
On Tue, 27 Dec 2011, Scott L. Burson wrote:
> I was printing a list of counts of things, some of which were nouns
> and therefore needed to be pluralized, others of which were adjectives
> and therefore needed not to be pluralized. To handle this I created a
> list of format strings which I invoked from a main format string using
> "~@?". So I wound up effectively doing something like this:
> (format nil "~D ~@?" n "frob~2:*~P")
> which should return "1 frob" if n is 1, and "2 frobs" if n is 2 (etc.).
> This works fine in SBCL, Allegro, and LispWorks, but not CCL; CCL
> gives a "missing argument" error on the "~P".
> This is not important to me, but I thought you might want to know.
> -- Scott
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