[Openmcl-devel] *default-external-format* and encoding and decoding strings.
R. Matthew Emerson
rme at clozure.com
Mon Mar 7 13:30:15 PST 2016
> On Mar 5, 2016, at 12:03 PM, Ron Garret <ron at flownet.com> wrote:
> On Mar 5, 2016, at 8:39 AM, Dmitry Igrishin <dfigrish at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2016-03-05 16:25 GMT+03:00 Dmitry Igrishin <dfigrish at gmail.com>:
>> The *default-external-parameter* doesn't considered by
>> count-characters-in-octet-vector, decode-string-from-octets,
>> encode-string-to-octets, string-size-in-octets functions which
>> has the :external-format parameter. I believe that
>> *default-external-parameter* should affect the behaviour of
>> all functions with :external-format parameter, right?
>> Sorry, I meant the *default-external-format* special variable...
> This is a bug in ccl::lookup-character-encoding. Here’s a patch:
> (in-package :ccl)
> (let ((ccl::*warn-if-redefine-kernel* nil))
> (defun lookup-character-encoding (name)
> (gethash (or name *default-external-format*) *character-encodings*)))
I don't think I can apply this.
The issue is that nil is a valid character encoding name: it's a documented synonym for :iso-8859-1.
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