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FRED evaluation/parenthesis bug
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: FRED evaluation/parenthesis bug
- From: Richard Lynch <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 3 Aug 90 14:46:46 CDT
The characters | in the following code fragment confuse FRED immensely. When
FRED counts backwards from a parenthesis to find its match, | in a comment
counts as a ). Forward parenthesis matching is no problem.
This is all minor compared to the problem of trying to evaluate the buffer.
That counts the | as ) also.
(when (not (= link-code 142)) ;bump last :context link
(format stream "~A~%" link-code) ;if it's in the 4th place
(format stream "Q: ~A~%" question) ; |
(if (string-equal "" author) ; |
(format stream "Answer:~%") ; v
(format stream "~A~%" author)
(format stream "~A~%" (sv destination title))
(format stream "~A~%" inverse-link-code)
(format stream "~A~%" destination-position)
(when (and (not up-link-done-p) ;put up-link in its place