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How do I write top level function?
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: How do I write top level function?
- From: Andrew L. M. Shalit <alms>
- Date: Fri, 28 Sep 90 10:19:01 -0400
- Cc: info-macl
- In-reply-to: Yasuaki Honda's message of Fri, 28 Sep 90 13:05:19 +0900 <9009280405.AA19611@scorpio.csl.sony.co.jp>
From: Yasuaki Honda <email@example.com>
I am developing my own toplevel function and get into trouble. Simple
toplevel function like the following does not work with the
eval-selection facility provided by Fred window.
Could someone show me the good example of toplevel function which, at
least, co-work with evaluation facilities provided by fred window?
Unfortunately, the system which supports the Listener and evaluating
from Fred windows is *very* complicated. We didn't do very much
work in cleaning this up for users, because we didn't expect
to stand-alone applications to have lisp-environment-like behavior.
(That is, we didn't expect stand-alone applications to need a
Your task would probably be simplified if you did not attempt to use
the built-in fred commands for evaluating expressions, but instead
wrote your own fred commands for doing so. These fred commands could
then send forms directly to your read-eval-print loop.
I hope this information helps.