[armedbear-devel] MAKE-IMMEDIATE-OBJECT deprecated

Mark Evenson evenson at panix.com
Wed Jun 22 12:40:13 UTC 2011

On 6/14/11 12:49 , Mark Evenson wrote:
> On 6/11/11 09:06 , Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
>> I've always disliked make-immediate-object. Really it serves the
>> purpose of disambiguating a few overloaded values in lisp. I'd like to
>> deprecate it in favor of specific constants for java-true, java-false
>> and null-pointer (the latter is already available as function).
> Unless anyone speaks up against this, I will make this change to the
> Java API.

After introducing the constants +NULL+, +TRUE+, and +FALSE+ for the 
corresponding primitives types wrapped in JAVA_OBJECT, I have as 
threatened [marked MAKE-IMMEDIATE-OBJECT as deprecated][r13359].

[r13359] :http://trac.common-lisp.net/armedbear/changeset/13359

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