[Openmcl-devel] Compiler warnings
taoufik.dachraoui at wanadoo.fr
Mon Oct 19 08:00:21 UTC 2009
Ron I find your comments aggressive. I do not like the way you are
tackling this discussion.
If I had your intelligence, your expertise, your experience, I will
not be here asking dumb
I am far from being idiot as you tried to infer, but I am lacking some
of your the knowledge,
your experience, your expertise. I trying honestly to learn,
understand, grasp all the
subtelties of CL.
I hope I did not offend anyone inn this thread, I was honestly trying
Some, at last knew how to vehicle the knowledge to a non expert like
need to be more expert then what they are.
PS: now after all this discussions, when I read back the first message
of Gary Byers,
I understand everything he said, it was not obvious for me in the
On Oct 19, 2009, at 3:25 AM, Ron Garret wrote:
> On Oct 18, 2009, at 11:19 AM, Taoufik Dachraoui wrote:
>> As a beginner how do I guess the behavior of SETF when I learned from
>> the specs that there is three kinds of symbols: dynamic, lexical
>> and constant.
> Very badly, apparently. (Think about that.)
> But if you meant to ask: How do I FIND OUT the behavior of SETF in
> the absence of a preceding DEFVAR? Then the answer is: you can't
> learn that from the spec, because the spec simply says it's
> undefined. CCL's behavior (and every other Lisp implementation's
> behavior for that matter) is an EXTENSION to the spec. To find out
> how a given implementation extends the spec in that case you have to
> go to a different source of information.
>> But the (SETF X 1) in CCL does not create a dynamic variable as in
>> CMUCL and this is the source of my confusion.
> You are confused about more than just that. Have you read the paper
> and the blog entry that I referred you to? No, you (still) have
> not. Because if you had would no longer be confused (or at the very
> least you would be asking different questions). You are not the
> first person to have the confusion(s) you are having. But you are
> the the first (in my experience) to obstinately refuse to accept the
> answer(s) that you've been given.
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