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- To: common-lisp@SU-AI.ARPA
- From: "Stephen E. Robbins" <STEVER%MX.LCS.MIT.EDU@MC.LCS.MIT.EDU>
- Date: Fri, 3 Oct 86 16:36:39 EDT
I'm doing a fair amount of string hacking right now. A lot of
things involve comparing and manipulating substrings. I do most
of this via the :START and :END arguments on the string functions.
Symbolics Common Lisp blows up if you specify a :END which is
greater than the length of a string. It also signals an error
if you give a large :END to a subsequence extract with SUBSEQ.
I looked through CLtL, but couldn't find any mention of this
case. Is the result of extracting past the end of a subsequence