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On Wednesday 31 December 2003 06:04 am, Alex Shinn wrote: >.. > Two minor comments: > > This doesn't have the fix for properly handling newlines in ~A. It > should pass the test > > (format "~A~A~&" "\n" "") => "\n" The text of ~&, freshline, is: "output a newline character if it is known that the previous output was not a newline" An implementation is not required to detect all instances of newline output. So, while non-optimal, the implementation is correct. [I will change the code to detect this case, however. Thanks]. > Also ascii-tab is written first "ascii-tab" then "ASCII-TAB", which > doesn't work on Schemes that default to case-sensitive readers. It > wouldn't be worth supporting such non-standard behavior in general, > but since most people consider it good style not to change the case of > identifiers the reference implementation should probably use a > consistent case. Sorry. I thought I had caught all of these. [The standard still specifies case insensitivity, but I am aware of the problem]. Thanks for catching these, -KenD