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Re: Dylan Constants
- To: Scott_Fahlman@SEF1.SLISP.CS.CMU.EDU
- Subject: Re: Dylan Constants
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Rich Duncan)
- Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1992 08:57:30 EDT
- Cc: info-dylan@CAMBRIDGE.APPLE.COM
> From the Dylan reference, there appears to be now way of defining a read
> only constant ala the Common Lisp DEFCONSTANT macro.
>The Dylan people at Apple have indicated that this will be fixed. I don't
>know if they've yet settled on a choice of syntax, but I believe the
>current plan is that *all* the "define" forms will produce constants, and
>some new form will be created for defining non-constant variables.
Probably a good choice since that will make DEFINE semantically closer
to #DEFINE in C and %REPLACE in PL/I.
Rich Duncan Internet: email@example.com
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