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registry of *features* names
- To: cl-cleanup@Sail.stanford.edu
- Subject: registry of *features* names
- From: Masinter.pa@Xerox.COM
- Date: 23 Oct 87 14:01 PDT
I got no response on this message before. Perhaps we could bring the issue up again?
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Date: 11 Jun 87 15:43 PDT
Subject: Re: SHARPSIGN-PLUS-MINUS-NUMBER, -PACKAGE
At an earlier meeting, there was some discussion over registering the
list of "public" features and "system" packages so that different
implementations would not step over each other in their use of them.
(For example, Xerox uses XCL:, as did one of the X-in-Common-Lisp
modules. User code that explicitly referenced XCL:DRAW would have to be
This seems actually to get more at the heart of the matter than the
current proposals for #+- and the like.
Perhaps we could discuss this at our meeting?