On 4 Nov 2002, George Demmy wrote:
> format.scm represents an implementation of modest subset of Common
> Lisp's format. A more complete implementation can be found in Aubrey
> Jaffer's SLIB.
Have you tried that with scsh *and* success, i.e. did that implementation
pass slib's test suite? When I checked slib's FORMAT with my modular
wrapper (instead of slib's dynamic loading mechanism), it didn't work that
Therefore I think the original poster might be better off with the
string-lib solution he suggested himself.