[Openmcl-devel] modify lisp reader such that :: is disallowed

Robert Goldman rpgoldman at sift.info
Thu Jun 11 08:53:26 PDT 2009

Raffael Cavallaro wrote:
> On Jun 11, 2009, at 11:09 AM, Taoufik Dachraoui wrote:
>> the only problem I am facing today (as far as I can see right now)  
>> is to
>> disallow users to access non exported symbols by using the double
>> colons (::)
> I agree with Robert Goldman that this is a daunting undertaking with  
> many ways to lose; for this particular problem, you may want to take  
> input as strings, parse them for colons yourself, and only then hand  
> them off to the lisp reader.

Also, it doesn't seem clear to me that running all the users in a single
lisp process is a win, instead of letting the OS help you by giving
different processes to different users.


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