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- To: KMP at MIT-MC, (BUG LISP) at MIT-MC, NIL at MIT-MC
- From: MOON at MIT-MC (David A. Moon)
- Date: Thu, 13 Jul 78 14:06:00 GMT
- Original-date: 13 JUL 1978 1006-EDT
Having a prompt dynamic-variable which the rubout handler looks
at is, of course, a good idea. I don't see how this has anything to
do with streams except in so far as the rubout handler might be
associated with a particular stream if that was the way it worked.
Since a process can only be inputting from one stream at a time
a dynamically-bound variable is the right thing. The prompt certainly
should not be an attribute of the stream; it is an attribute of the
particular call to read or readline or readfrob or whatever.