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#, read macro
- To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
- Subject: #, read macro
- From: Christopher Maeda <maeda@MCC.COM>
- Date: Mon, 20 Jun 88 01:52 CDT
- Cc: bug-cyc@MCC.COM
- In-reply-to: <8806200015.AA01138@cs.utah.edu>
We are implementing a frame system where each frame is a defstruct. We
use a reader macro to reference case sensitive frame names, permitting
the frame namespace to be disjoint from the symbol namespace. The
reader macro also lets us hook into a completion package that is very
handy for longer names.
I would be interested in hearing what alternatives the cleanup committee
is considering. Being able to dispatch to an arbitrary read function is
hard to beat.