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newline et al
- To: Meehan at YALE
- Subject: newline et al
- From: Jonathan Rees <Rees at YALE>
- Date: Sat ,7 Aug 82 10:07:00 EDT
- Cc: T-Discussion at YALE
From: James R. Meehan <Meehan at YALE-RES>
... was there once a convention
like #\CONTROL-A, #\CONTROL-B, etc.? Sounds handy.
You may be thinking of Common Lisp, which supports this. T's syntax,
for now at least, is #^A, #^B, etc., but I'm not sure that's "right" and
besides, it doesn't work (due to bug in CONTROLIFY due to omission in
Actually, come to think of it, T did support #\CONTROL-A etc. for a
while. Maybe I should re-install that feature.
I'm curious about what applications this would have... presumably cases
where EBCDIC compatibility is not an issue (take that as a joke or not)...