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More pathname stuff...
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- Subject: More pathname stuff...
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Fri, 28 Feb 92 13:30:03 -0500
--> Sorry to flood the net with this stuff, but....
Is this behavior expected? Is it correct?
? (stringp "Wolverine:MCL 2.0f2;SPIF;Architecture:goal class")
? (pathname "Wolverine:MCL 2.0f2;SPIF;Architecture:goal class")
> Error: "Wolverine:MCL 2.0f2;SPIF;Architecture:goal class" is not a valid namestring
> While executing: CCL::PATHNAME-HOST-SSTR
> Type Command-. to abort.
See the RestartsI menu item for further choices.
-- According to CLTL2, on pg. 638, I find:
"The pathname function converts its argument to be a pathname. The
argument may be a pathname, a string, or a stream; the result is always
| X3J13 voted in March 1988 not to permit symbols as pathnames <134> and
| to specify exactly which streams may be used as pathnames."
Thanks for your continued help!