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- To: Bruce Lester <72110.1107@CompuServe.COM>
- Subject: Re: Describe
- From: kab (Kim Barrett)
- Date: Mon, 15 Jun 92 19:20:47 EST
- Cc: MCL bulletin board <email@example.com>
> Why is describe not a generic function in MCL 2.01b? Sonya Keene's
> "Object-Oriented Programming in COMMON LISP" says it should be.
The language was changed by X3J13, and that change occured too late to be
reflected in Keene's book. See the definitions of describe and describe-object
(the latter being a generic function) in CLtL2.