>>>>> "D" == David Alan Black <dblack / candle.superlink.net> writes:

D> I don't see why delete! with no arguments would change a string at
D> all, much less change it in such a variety of ways, differently
D> with the -v flag, etc.

 Probably a bug, #delete! use a C char[] variable which is not initialized
in this case, this can explain your strange results


Guy Decoux