[Openmcl-devel] User contributions

Rainer Joswig joswig at lisp.de
Fri Jun 12 00:25:11 PDT 2009

Usually many/most of the contributions were also in a contrib  
subdirectory on ftp.digitool.com. But not all.
I just tried to reach this FTP server and it does not seem to be  

Would it be possible to serve some MCL software from the Clozure FTP  
site? Especially the documentation, open source versions and the  


Rainer Joswig

Am 12.06.2009 um 03:03 schrieb Chris Van Dusen:

> I would be interested in that.  How would one go about obtaining the
> CD distribution, or the contributions contained therein?
> Thanks,
> Chris.
> On Jun 11, 2009, at 6:31 PM, Terje Norderhaug wrote:
>> On Jun 10, 2009, at 3:33 AM, Gail Zacharias wrote:
>>> We have added a "ccl:contrib;" directory to CCL for distributing
>>> user-contributed software.  It's in the trunk and will be included
>>> starting with the next release.
>>> To contribute, you can send your file (or zipped up directory) to
>>> openmcl-devel clearly saying that you want it to go into the CCL
>>> contrib directory.  Better yet, ask for write access to the
>>> subversion repository and add it yourself -- that way you can also
>>> update it as needed.
>> MCL have a rich library of user contributions/libraries on the CD
>> distributions that we all could benefit from having updated for
>> compatibility Clozure CL. I'll port the relevant ones of mine, but
>> there are many for which the original developer is long gone. Perhaps
>> this could be an opportunity for say students on summer break to make
>> a name in the Common LISP developer community, placing literally your
>> mark on CCL contributions to be used for many years to come without
>> having to start from scratch?
>> -- Terje Norderhaug
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