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Re: remote environments
- To: Danny Bobrow <Bobrow.pa@Xerox.COM>
- Subject: Re: remote environments
- From: David N Gray <Gray@DSG.csc.ti.com>
- Date: Fri, 10 Mar 89 17:02:18 CST
- Cc: "David A. Moon" <Moon@STONY-BROOK.SCRC.Symbolics.COM>, Common-Lisp-Object-System@SAIL.STANFORD.EDU
- In-reply-to: Msg of 7 Mar 89 15:39 PST from Danny Bobrow <Bobrow.pa@Xerox.COM>
- Sender: GRAY@Kelvin.csc.ti.com
> I agree. And the metaobject protocol specifies that this
> definition can define a new method-combination class.
> An instance of this class is used in the DEFGENERIC to effect the
> method combination. This implies an ability to instantiate
> a newly defined class at compile time to implement this capability.
> Another reason to answer the instntiation question YES.
I don't see where DEFINE-METHOD-COMBINATION has any option for
specifying the class of the method combination; doesn't it always
produce an instance of the pre-defined class METHOD-COMBINATION ?