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Re: format on buffer

Excerpts from internet.listserv.info-mcl: 18-Dec-93 format on buffer by
Mathieu Lafourcade@imag. 
> Hi lispers,
> I am looking for a format like function working on buffer. The main idea is
> to be able to construct text exactly as with format (with the same
> formating options) but inside a buffer. That way it is possible to keep
> style unmodified and perhaps being more efficent than just with plain
> strings (the main purpose of buffer is to be more efficent than string, no
> ???).
> If someone has any pointers
> Thank you in adavance.

Why don't you just pass the result of (format nil
"asdkfjahsldkfjhasldkjf") to the standard insert functions?