[Ecls-list] Re: SLIME support?
jan at rychter.com
Fri Mar 11 12:59:19 UTC 2005
Juan Jose Garcia Ripoll:
> 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.
Ok, I'll keep my fingers crossed and wait.
> >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 :-)
Ah, well, the life of a lisp implementor... :-)
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