[Ecls-list] SLIME support?

Julian Stecklina der_julian at web.de
Fri Mar 11 08:10:47 UTC 2005

On Fri, 11 Mar 2005 15:59:10 +0100
Juan Jose Garcia Ripoll <lisp at arrakis.es> wrote:

> Jan Rychter wrote:
> >So, what are the plans for SLIME support for ECL? I seem to recall
> >someone was working on this.
> >  
> >
> Yep :-) However, SLIME makes extensive use of some features that ECL 
> lacks, such as full certain subsets of MOP  (slot objects for instance
> are a recent addition) or functions to query the debugger. Porting
> SLIME  implies at the same time improving ECL.
> >IMHO this would sigificantly enhance the hackability of ECL.
> >
> Well, it would definitely make it more comfortable for people who 
> already work with SLIME (Acid remark of a systems programmer who
> spends  more time in GDB than in the lisp listener :-)

I was the one that wanted to port swank to ECL in the first place, but
got entangled in other projects. ;)
On my current to-do list is ASDF-INSTALL for ECL. But this will not
happen in the next 2 weeks either due to my holiday plans.

Julian Stecklina

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