[Ecls-list] Kamen Lisp - ECL embedded in Firefox

Dustin Long dlong at stevens.edu
Thu Apr 5 21:49:55 UTC 2007

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll wrote:
> 2007/4/5, Dustin Long <dlong at stevens.edu>:
>> Also, with the Fibonacci demo I linked to, sometimes there's excess
>> characters showing up at the end of the output. I'm relying upon the
>> manual's insistence that ecl_base_string->self is null terminated (this
>> is still correct, right?)
> All strings are null terminated, but if a string has a fill pointer,
> the zero will be at the end of the string not where the fill pointer
> points to. In other words, Common Lisp allows strings to have more
> characters than those printed.
> Juanjo
That's what I thought. Since I'm not using fill pointers (only format 
nil) then I guess there's something wrong with the conversion process. 


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