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Re: pretty printer and format

Ralf Numrich <Numrich@RWTH-Aachen.DE> states:

> there's a difference in the behavior of the pretty printer using format
> in VAX Lisp and CLisp (see below).

This is implementation dependent. CLISP prefers to output more newlines
and less spaces.

> By the way, is it possible to use colnum in ~colnumT for example
> in a variable way.

Yes. Try something like (FORMAT T "~A~VT~A" "He" 6 "llo"). See CLtL2 p. 582.

                    Bruno Haible