[Openmcl-devel] name (string) to function

Taoufik Dachraoui dachraoui.taoufik at gmail.com
Sun Dec 5 08:11:27 UTC 2010


While implementing the matching function I wanted to represent the type
as follows:   (:type x :name) and then to transform :name -> "name" ->
function

now, I am using typep as suggested by Greg

Taoufik

On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 6:12 AM, Robert P. Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.info>wrote:

> I don't understand.
>
> String -> function
>
> Isn't really meaningful. Don't you want
>
> String x package -> function?
>
> R
>
> On Dec 4, 2010, at 1:36, Stas Boukarev <stassats at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Taoufik Dachraoui <dachraoui.taoufik at gmail.com> writes:
> >
> >> I found another way
> >>
> >>
> >> (defun f (string)
> >>   (read-from-string (format nil "(function ~A)" string)))
> >>
> >> I am interested  to know the pros and cons of using read-from-string
> >> and to compare this to your code
> >>
> > read-from-string interns symbol, which may be undesirable, and it can
> > execute arbitrary code, so you need to bind *read-eval* to nil.
> >
> > --
> > With Best Regards, Stas.
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