[Openmcl-devel] Using readtables for only one library

Daniel Weinreb dlw at alum.mit.edu
Sun May 9 01:22:19 UTC 2010


Alexander Repenning wrote:
> here is a way to make read table work for user defined packages:
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> http://code.google.com/p/xmlisp/source/browse/trunk/XMLisp/sources/XMLisp/XMLisp.lisp#2083
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> Alex
Alex,

Aha, I think this is the right approach for what I'm doing.  Thanks!

-- Dan
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> On May 8, 2010, at 10:05 AM, Daniel Weinreb wrote:
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>> Suppose I want to write a Lisp library, that's in its own package,
>> and uses its own readtable.  I want to be able to load it into
>> Lisp without breaking other packages.  So I don't want
>> to simply set *readtable*. Surely there mut be some kind
>> of standard/idiomatic way to do this in Common Lisp?
>> (I haven't used special readtables in decades!)
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> -- Dan
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