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- To: common-lisp@SU-AI.ARPA
- Subject: clarifications
- From: Christopher Fry <cfry@OZ.AI.MIT.EDU>
- Date: Mon, 16 Dec 85 06:03 EST
130: Self-evaluating forms (such as strings] in tagbodies
are no-ops but otherwise harmless.
Its not worth it to make a special case to rule them out.
Code (or humans) that write/modify other code shouldn't have to worry
about what's in the body that its wrapping a tagbody around.
268: Can the proposed COPY be installed like SETF?
Call it COPYF. Depth of copying could be specified with
425: Along with FILE-LENGTH, it would be nice to be
able to ask the operating system how much
disk-space is available in a given directory,
so you could have some control when attempting to
write too-large files without going through
some error mechanism.
(disk-free-space pathname) => number of bytes available.