[Openmcl-devel] More confusion about cocoa constants

Kevin Reid kpreid at mac.com
Fri Jul 10 18:25:13 UTC 2009


On Jul 10, 2009, at 13:15, R. Matthew Emerson wrote:

> Unfortunately, you just have to look it up in the documentation or
> header files.  Sometimes the "constants" are real numeric constants,
> and sometimes they're NSString instances.
>
> http://trac.clozure.com/openmcl/wiki/FrequentlyAskedQuestions#Objective-CBridge


Just from a 'Lisp' perspective, wouldn't it be good to not require the  
user to think about this distinction? Why don't these constants and  
(dynamic-linker, not Lisp) symbols both get translated into CL symbol  
values?

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Kevin Reid                                  <http://switchb.org/kpreid/>







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