Thank you for your example and further guidance. I'll look into all of
On 24 January 2017 at 17:02, Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> wrote:
> Hi Dean,
> > I was reading each line in an input file text file, trimming it and
> > if it was a member of a list that I'd created. If it was I was recording
> > the list type and the number of the line in the file.
> OK, good. So 'str' is not useful here. 'str' tries to parse a Lisp
> from the string, possibly giving errors if it is not legal Lisp syntax.
> Better to operate directly on (sub)strings perhaps, e.g. with
> (in Pth
> (until (eof)
> (let? Lst (mapcar pack (split (line) " "))
> ... operate on list of strings ...
> > Some of the files split their strings (that match the list elements) over
> > multiple lines making things a bit more involved than (if (member Ln
> I see. Then it is perhaps better not to use 'line', but 'from' / 'till', or
> perhaps even a lower level with 'char'.
> ♪♫ Alex
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