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Re: specializing macros
- To: email@example.com
- Subject: Re: specializing macros
- From: Gregor.pa@Xerox.COM
- Date: 16 Jan 87 11:26 PST
- Cc: commonloops.pa@Xerox.COM
- In-reply-to: firstname.lastname@example.org (David C. Martin)'s message of Fri, 9 Jan 87 14:06:11 PST
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 87 14:06:11 PST
From: email@example.com (David C. Martin)
There is a macro called ``time'' in the lisp package of ExCL. When I attempt
to specialize this macro w/ make-specializable it barfs since there is no
funcallable object for ``time''.
My quick workaround was to shadow the function time, but this seems sort of
foolish as make-specializable should be able to handle this situation.
You can't specialize a macro. What would it mean? When would the method lookup happen?