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Re: [STUMP] [PATCH] Modify defprogram-shortcut to define a run-or-pull c

From: Shawn Betts
Subject: Re: [STUMP] [PATCH] Modify defprogram-shortcut to define a run-or-pull command/binding.
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 14:54:48 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Julian Stecklina <address@hidden> writes:

> Shawn Betts <address@hidden> writes:
>> I also changed how the symbol is interned. Due to CL's weird semi-case
>> sensitive but not really except when it is case sensitivity, usually
>> you want to make sure everything is upper case, not lower
>> case. Perhaps one day ansi cl will be revised to the modern and much
>> simpler standard of being plain vanilla case sensitive (clisp already
>> has a modern mode doesn't it?). I think the programmers can handle it.
> CL already has *read-case*. The problem is, if you set it to case
> sensitive, you have to refer to stuff in the CL package, via |PROGN| or
> IMHO both modes could happily coexist with some package magic on the
> implementer's side, but all the (intern (string-upcase ...)) code would
> have to be fixed to check #.*read-case*

I know of no *read-case* but there's readtable-case. I've committed a
patch that adds the function intern1. This function tries to DTRT for
each kind of case. Thanks for the push to Do Things Right :).


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