[Openmcl-devel] Using readtables for only one library

Ben Hyde bhyde at pobox.com
Sat May 8 16:41:40 PDT 2010

I've argued against read tables in all the systems I've built, often  
great odds, for just this reason.  I'm set in my ways.  But...
appears to offer some hope.

I have not seen it in use, and given my ways I certainly haven't used  

On May 8, 2010, at 12:05 PM, Daniel Weinreb wrote:

> 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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