[armedbear-devel] RfC: Renaming LispObject.writeToString() to LispObject.printObject()

Mark Evenson evenson at panix.com
Fri Jul 15 07:16:38 UTC 2011

On Jul 15, 2011, at 09:13 , Ville Voutilainen wrote:

> Why don't we just call it serializeLispObject(), then?

The 'write' provides a clue that the serialization protocol is that
used by WRITE/READ.  There might be other sorts of serialization
we wish to do, like perhaps to provide a SAVE-LISP-IMAGE-AND-DIE

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