[Ecls-list] Re: SLIME support?

Jan Rychter 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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