[Openmcl-devel] GF invocation protocol

Pascal Costanza pc at p-cos.net
Sat Nov 24 18:57:25 UTC 2007


On 18 Sep 2007, at 19:42, Vyacheslav Akhmechet wrote:

> On 9/18/07, Pascal Costanza <pc at p-cos.net> wrote:
>> This looks very interesting. Maybe I'll add this to Closer to MOP -
>> or are there plans to add this to OpenMCL directly?
> I'd be happy to hack this into OpenMCL if the dev team finds this
> approach acceptable. The only thing that really needs to be done
> (beyond adding a default specialization of
> compute-discriminating-function) is adding a case to add-method,
> remove-method, initialize-instance, and reinitialize-instance to
> set-funcallable-instance if their argument is a subclass of
> standard-generic-function. Since this will only affect performance at
> load-time (and it's a single branch) this probably isn't a big deal.
>
> This still doesn't account for compute-applicable-methods and
> compute-applicable-methods-using-classes but it it's a start.

Do you have any news whether this will indeed find its way into  
OpenMCL / Clozure CL?


Pascal

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