[Maxima] reading a string from the keyboard
l.butler at ed.ac.uk
Thu Sep 24 14:46:02 CDT 2009
On Thu, 24 Sep 2009, Jussi Eloranta wrote:
< On 09/23/2009 11:39 AM, Jussi Eloranta wrote:
< > I have a simple question. I want to read a string from the keyboard,
< > which may contain spaces etc.
< > Previously, I used the following:
< > readline(?\*standard\-input\*)
< OK, so it stopped working with CMUCL and SBCL but seems to work just
< fine with CLISP (differences in flushing stdout perhaps). Also, for new
< wxmaxima I also had to add prints along the way, otherwise it would get
< stuck. So, I suppose this is more lisp/wxmaxima problem rather than
< maxima (btw, everything runs find from the command line).
< It would be great to have some standard way of reading in strings in maxima.
Wxmaxima has a user forum on sourceforge. This is the second case where
a user has reported problems like this, so it would be
useful to raise the issue there.
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