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Minor things noticed while proofreading documents
- To: Common-Lisp-Object-System@sail.stanford.edu
- Subject: Minor things noticed while proofreading documents
- From: David A. Moon <Moon@STONY-BROOK.SCRC.Symbolics.COM>
- Date: Fri, 30 Jan 87 00:50 EST
slot-spec syntax: did (slot-name initform) as a convenient abbreviation
for (slot-name :initform initform) go away accidentally, or did we
really decide to get rid of it? I don't remember discussing this.
:accessor-prefix, :reader-prefix: the document says that the argument to
these can be a string, a symbol, or nil. My memory is that we got rid
of the string and nil cases. True or false?
The documentation for get-method says that the specializers argument
is a list of parameter specializers. I proposed an alist format instead,
to allow extensibility to specializing on keyword arguments in the future.
I thought it was accepted. Was it rejected, or did the document just
not get updated yet? This applies to make-method also.
Should make-generic-function and make-method be flushed in favor of
documenting particular sets of arguments to make-instance that perform