Package self-use27 (7/30/2013 8:18:50 PM) comp.lang.lisp I get differing answers for something like this:
(defparameter *self-use* (make-package "self-use" :use nil))
(use-package *self-use* *self-use*)
(package-use-list *self-use*) => (), OR (#)
Why mi... Zach
What Lisp became Franz's first Windows Lisp?29 (6/25/2013 2:13:20 PM) comp.lang.lisp I recent read a discussion about the Lisp implementation that became
Franz's first Windows Lisp product, but I can't remember where I read
about it, or the name of the product.
Can anyone tell me on what F... Zach
Rob Warnock Usenet archive546 (2/4/2013 3:33:20 PM) comp.lang.lisp I've created a new searchable Usenet archive of one of my favorite
Usenet authors, Rob Warnock:
A simple restart633 (1/18/2013 7:51:57 PM) comp.lang.lisp I'd like to load some config data from a text file. If the file doesn't
exist, I'd like to signal an error with a restart that will check the
file again. The idea is that when I see the error in the debugger,... Zach
Interpretation of IMPORT933 (12/21/2011 5:49:55 PM) comp.lang.lisp What do you get when you call the following function? (defun apparently-uninterned-import () (let ((foo (make-package "FOO" :use nil)) (bar (make-package "BAR" :use nil))) (with-output-to... Zach
November Quicklisp update available060 (11/6/2011 7:27:50 PM) comp.lang.lisp There are a few big Quicklisp updates this month. Read all about them here: http://blog.quicklisp.org/2011/11/november-quicklisp-updates.html I'm also conducting a short Quicklisp survey: http://www.qui... Zach
Go tags1044 (10/10/2011 1:21:59 PM) comp.lang.lisp I habitually use keyword symbols for go tags; they seem to stand out more to me. What do you use, and why? Zach ... Zach
Lambda forms2543 (10/5/2011 11:08:40 AM) comp.lang.lisp I can imagine a few uses for lambda forms (i.e. 188.8.131.52.2.4, 3.1.3), but I'm curious to hear stories of real-world use. When was the last time you used a lambda form and what was the context? Zach ... Zach
Quicklisp & you2753 (9/21/2011 1:24:16 PM) comp.lang.lisp I'm trying to learn more about how Quicklisp has changed how Common Lisp hackers work. Personally, I find it's way easier to set up a comfortable environment on a new system; what used to take days or weeks now... Zach
:initargs slot option852 (6/13/2011 6:19:28 PM) comp.lang.lisp This following bit of code seems to be widely, though neither universally nor consistently, accepted: (defclass foo () ((a :initargs (:a :b)))) I can't find any reference to :initargs in the CL standard... Zach
sbcl defconstant problem149 (9/13/2013 11:42:02 AM) comp.lang.lisp SBCL manual
Often such code can be rewritten in portable ANSI Common Lisp which has
the desired behavior. E.g., the code above can be given ... ruby.object(179)
Lisp vs Perl Syntax, the Cult Problem2030 (6/25/2013 9:43:41 AM) comp.lang.lisp A recent rant.
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Merge310 (6/27/2013 10:36:32 PM) comp.lang.lisp This showed up in Planet Lisp:
Here’s a quick way to add an item to a sorted list:
(merge 'list (list item) sorted-list test)
I've been trying to follow this in Clisp, but keep getting errors:
what does list* mean?211 (9/4/2013 6:01:40 PM) comp.lang.lisp I was experimenting with the quotation mechanic to see how it is handled internally and found that some parts of it seem to use a symbol called LIST*, in addition to regular LIST symbols.
Do you know what th... floriandietz44(58)