[Openmcl-devel] Bug report: Format directive ~E

Gary Byers gb at clozure.com
Tue May 10 22:41:45 PDT 2005

On Tue, 10 May 2005, Clemens Heitzinger wrote:

> [This was cought in -bounce for some time now.]

Sorry; the lists get so much spam that I hardly ever catch a held message
unless someone points me to it specifically.

> According to the specification this should print as "1.0e+0".  (In CLISP, GCL 
> and SBCL it does.)

Yes, it should; thanks.

> Welcome to OpenMCL Version (Beta: Darwin) 0.14.3!
> ? (format nil "~,,,,,,'eE" 1d0)
> "1.0D+0"

It was ignoring the exponent marker when all of the other parameters
were missing.

> Clemens
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