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- Subject: polling streams
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Steve Strassmann)
- Date: Fri, 11 Jun 1993 11:47:07 -0400
>From: email@example.com (Cliff Chaput)
>Subject: polling streams
>Date: 8 Jun 1993 19:36:04 GMT
>Organization: Institute for the Learning Sciences, Northwestern University
>I'm using a the tcp-stream from the mcl library, and I'd like to display
>the output I get whenever there is new output to get. Is there any way to
>know if there is any output to get off the stream so that I don't hang my
>program when I read something?
>Cliff Chaput | "The scribes on all the people shove
>Institute of Learning Sciences | and bawl allegiance to the state.
>Northwestern University | But they who love the greater love
>firstname.lastname@example.org | lay down their lives; they do not hate"
The Common Lisp function LISTEN is used to poll a stream.