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Re: a time for everything

    Date: Wed, 18 Apr 90 09:03:36 -0400
    From: kanderso@DINO.BBN.COM

      Redistributed: CommonLoops.PA
      Date: Tue, 17 Apr 90 20:07 PDT
      From: "Gregor J. Kiczales" <gregor@parc.xerox.com>
      Subject: a time for everything
      To: CommonLoops.PA@xerox.com
      It now appears to be the case that the last of the vendors planning to
      base their initial implementations on PCL have begun the modifications
      they plan to make.  They are now off on their own track.  This is great
      news, it means that no matter what Common Lisp you use, you will soon
      have access to a supported, product-quality CLOS implementation.

    This may be a sign of CLOS' maturity, but a vendor CLOS is pretty
    useless for some of us until it supports a MOP.  The job isn't done
    until then.  It could be a Rainy Day for a long time.
Hear, hear.

      I want to thank all the people who have, in the past few years, helped
      with PCL.  I especially want to thank all of those patient PCL users.
      Your use of PCL, and the comments you made, provided a lot of feedback
      to the CLOS design group.  This feedback helped shape CLOS into the
      language it is today.
    Thank you too, Gregor.
Hear, hear!!