[Openmcl-devel] [Newbie] Cocoa Listener Up, But No Cocoa Inspector

Dave Newman tinman at pobox.com
Tue May 20 15:46:39 PDT 2003


Ah! I had tried (ccl:cinspect 1) without any luck. Now I know why!  :-)



>My bad, cinspect isn't exported from ccl or imported into cl-user 
>(the namespace that the read-eval-print loop starts in).  You should 
>entertain better luck with
>(ccl::cinspect 1)
>Since you're claiming newbiness, I should add that
>-- ccl is the package identifier for the namespace the cocoa 
>inspector (and a lot of other stuff) is defined in
>-- the colon ":" or (in this case) double-colon "::" is how a symbol 
>in another package than the current one is referred to. Single 
>colons only let you refer to exported symbols of a package, 
>double-colon lets you refer to non-exported symbols of a package (in 
>general, DON'T USE double-colon, it's dangerous -- in this case it's 
>OK because it's an error that cinspect isn't exported, and even then 
>it would be better to fix that problem, which I think I'll go do 
>right now but that won't help you so just use ::)

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