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Re: Slot accessing issues in EIEIO

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Slot accessing issues in EIEIO
Date: Wed, 06 May 2020 11:56:48 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> Recently, I'm reading the source of
>>> closql(https://github.com/emacscollective/closql), A Emacs sqlite database 
>>> ORM
>>> package. It use eieio object, and put a piece of advice on eieio-oref to
>>> intercept the reading slot action.
>> Yuck!  Can you explain why they need an advice on `eieio-oref`?
>>         Stefan
> A right.  That's one of the reasons I never bothered to get eieio
> changed to better accommodate my extension; I expected a negative
> reaction like this.

Note the "Yuck" is about putting an advice on such a core function.
Not about the functionality that it provides (over which I don't have
an opinion yet since I don't know what it does).

IOW the "yuck" is saying "please request an extension so it can be
better accomodated" ;-)


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