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- To: Bruce Lester <72110.1107@CompuServe.COM>, firstname.lastname@example.org (Bill St. Clair)
- Subject: Re: Describe
- From: moon (David A. Moon)
- Date: Mon, 15 Jun 92 22:20:28 EDT
- Cc: info-mcl
> Date: Mon, 15 Jun 1992 18:36:06 -0500
> From: email@example.com (Bill St. Clair)
> >Why is describe not a generic function in MCL 2.01b? Sonya Keene's
> >"Object-Oriented Programming in COMMON LISP" says it should be.
> CLtL2, pp. 697-698 says that DESCRIBE is a regular function and
> DESCRIBE-OBJECT is a generic function. MCL 2.0b1 complies with that
I believe the Common Lisp specification was changed after Sonya finished her
book and MCL is more up to date than the book.