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Proposed de facto standard subset of metaobjects
- To: David Gray <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Proposed de facto standard subset of metaobjects
- From: David A. Moon <Moon@STONY-BROOK.SCRC.Symbolics.COM>
- Date: Mon, 5 Mar 90 17:42 EST
- Cc: Common-Lisp-Object-System@MCC.COM, McCreary@dsg.csc.ti.com
- In-reply-to: <9003052230.AA21743@challenger>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 90 14:30:30 PST
From: David Gray <email@example.com>
Thanks for the Explorer information, and I hope that someone from TI
will confirm or correct it. I only have access to Explorer release 5,
not release 6, right now, so I haven't been able to check myself what
names were chosen in TI-CLOS.
> NON-ANSI-STANDARD SYMBOLS EXPORTED BY THE CLOS PACKAGE, ONLY IN
> COMMON LISP IMPLEMENTATIONS THAT HAVE LOCATIVES:
> SLOT-DEFINITION-LOCATORS CLOS generic function
> STANDARD-LOCATOR-METHOD class name
The Explorer supports locatives, but I don't recognize what these names
would mean. The Explorer permits defining methods on generic functions
named (LOCF SLOT-VALUE), (LOCF SLOT-VALUE-USING-CLASS), etc, by analogy to
(SETF ...) generic functions.
SLOT-DEFINITION-LOCATORS is like SLOT-DEFINITION-WRITERS, and
STANDARD-LOCATOR-METHOD is like STANDARD-WRITER-METHOD, except
that they involve functions named (LOCF reader) instead of
functions named (SETF reader).
These probably exist in TI-CLOS, although I don't know whether they
have the same names spelled the same way.