[armedbear-devel] Extensible sequences

Erik Huelsmann ehuels at gmail.com
Tue Jul 7 13:26:12 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 11:42 AM, Alessio Stalla<alessiostalla at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> has anyone ever thought of adding extensible sequences[1] to abcl?
> Given that our implementation of sequences is copied/adapted from
> CMUCL, and extensible sequences have been implemented in SBCL which is
> itself a fork of CMUCL, it may be as easy as copy-pasting from SBCL
> with minor adaptations.
> Extensible sequences would allow to easily make Java collections
> first-class citizens in our Lisp world. This would have a number of
> benefits, last but not least the fact that we could easily use Clojure
> collections with abcl. Unfortunately I have not the time to do this
> myself, but if someone likes the idea and is willing to contribute...

I like the idea! When someone takes it up, I'm ready to help whereever
needed to get it done.

Do you have issue tracker access? If you do, could you file a ticket?
That way, the idea doesn't need to get lost.



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