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

From: Julian Stecklina
Subject: Re: [STUMP] [PATCH] Modify defprogram-shortcut to define a run-or-pull command/binding.
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2009 19:59:32 +0200
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Shawn Betts <address@hidden> writes:

> 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 :).

Yes, readtable-case. I must have mixed that up with something else. Did
I push? ;)

Julian Stecklina

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