[asdf-devel] 2.013 later this week

Nikodemus Siivola nikodemus at random-state.net
Fri Mar 18 06:17:32 UTC 2011

On 17 March 2011 21:38, Faré <fahree at gmail.com> wrote:

> PS: Nikodemus, in which error messages would you insert newlines?

1. In all ones over ~70 characters long. Exact point doesn't seem that
important, but less than 80 at any rate.

2. In ones that have potentially long ~A or ~S bits in them I'd do

   "Mumble mumble:~
    ~%  ~S~
    ~%mumble some more."

or similar. "Potentially long" includes all pathnames and pathname
designators, lists, and all objects that may have user-defined
PRINT-OBJECT methods -- or perhaps more practically, anything that may
contain newlines or isn't virtually guaranteed to print as a dozen
characters or less.


 -- Nikodemus

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