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Re: [skribilo-users] Arguments to format

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [skribilo-users] Arguments to format
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:13:04 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Bonjour !

Frédéric Marchal <address@hidden> skribis:

> I'm translating Skribilo into French but I can't figure out what the 
> arguments to the "format" command are.
> For instance:
>            (format (current-error-port)
>                    (_ "~a: unknown markup option for '~a'~%")
>                    option markup)))
> What are ~a and ~%?

“~a” is a bit like “%s” in C: it displays the given object, which may be
a string but not necessarily.

“~%” is like “\n”: it’s a newline.


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