[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
CLOS vs FLAVORS questions
Date: Sat, 1 Feb 1992 03:31 CST
From: Peter Paine <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jan 1992 04:50-0000
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (William D. Gooch)
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 1992 19:37 CST
In the near future, I intend to start hacking a medium large system and
am considering using CLOS on Symbolics platforms. I'm seeking comments
and advice to help me decide if this is wise. I have read the SIGPLAN
special issue on CLOS, Keene's book, and the documentation provided by
Symbolics. I'm trying to understand if CLOS compares favorably to the
current flavors capability.
Overall I think the answer is "Yes." I can't think of any very good
reason not to use CLOS for new development work.
Is Statice for CLOS available yet?
Not yet, but I think they may be working on it. There was a questionaire
sent out a few months ago asking how users would respond to such a change
(I forget whether this was on paper or electronic, but I recall that we
had a fairly in-depth discussion of it by email with Neil Feinberg at
Symbolics, discussing the implications).