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[Gcl-devel] Re: typo in gcl-2.6.1 info documentation?

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: [Gcl-devel] Re: typo in gcl-2.6.1 info documentation?
Date: 24 Nov 2003 11:35:36 -0500
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Greetings, and thanks!  Fixed in cvs 2.6.1 and HEAD.  I'll be
releasing new binaries as soon as I address your nqthm issue and
Paul's compiler issue.

Take care,

Robert Boyer <address@hidden> writes:

> Thanks for your recent note.
> My condolences for the family of the deceased whose funeral you are
> attending.
> Here is a minute typographical issue in the gcl documentation.
> In gcl-2.6.1 when I type (describe 'loop) to gcl, there is some problem in
> the text that is printed out.  I suspect that the problem arises from the
> text in info/chap-6.texi, which contains the following
>     (defun sqrt-advisor ()
>       (loop (format t "~&Number: ")
>           (let ((n (parse-integer (read-line) :junk-allowed t)))
>             (when (not n) (return))
>             (format t "~&The square root of ~D is ~D.~
>    @result{}  SQRT-ADVISOR
> As you can see, there is a missing double quotation mark and a number of
> missing parentheses at the end of the two definitions of sqrt-advisor.
> Since the file has date Oct 18, 2002, I suspect that this file came with the
> distribution and so the error is not the result of my building gcl with
> something wrong in my configuration.
> Thanks,
> Bob

Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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