[Ecls-list] Method specialization error

Juan Jose Garcia Ripoll lisp at arrakis.es
Tue Jan 10 12:20:02 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-01-10 at 12:14 -0800, Greg Pfeil wrote:
> Of course, specialization can happen on any type, not just classes, 

This is wrong. From DEFMETHOD in Hyperspec

"The specialized-lambda-list argument is like an ordinary lambda list
except that the names of required parameters can be replaced by
specialized parameters. A specialized parameter is a list of the form
(var parameter-specializer-name). Only required parameters can be
specialized. If parameter-specializer-name is a symbol it names a class;
if it is a list, it is of the form (eql eql-specializer-form)."

At some point I will implement a FIXNUM class, if only because people
typically write code for CMUCL and expect this class to be there, though
it does not belong to the standard.


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