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Issue: CONDITION-RESTARTS (Version 1)
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Issue: CONDITION-RESTARTS (Version 1)
- From: Richard Mlynarik <Mly@AI.AI.MIT.EDU>
- Date: Fri, 17 Mar 89 13:57 EST
- In-reply-to: <890314-082536-2261@Xerox>
Date: 14 Mar 89 08:24 PST
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The proposal doesn't compensate for the mistake of having
disassociated restarts from context in the first place.
All restarts should have associated with them a real predicate
(not just a screwy wired-in (lambda (c) (eq c associated-condition)))
In general the applicability of a restart depends on the dynamic
environment in which it invoked as well as that in which it
All restarting forms should require a condition argument (-not- NIL.)
Why on earth do ABORT, USE-VALUE, etc still exist?
The business about COPY-CONDITION is completely confused.
I don't care for the syntax, though it isn't worse than
that of the rest of the condition system.