[slime-devel] Re: Patch for stepper support in SBCL and (sort of) CLISP

Svein Ove Aas sveina at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 06:07:58 UTC 2005

On 10/5/05, Bill Clementson <billclem at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The basic design is a Lisp evaluator that communicates with the
> > stepper UI by way of the condition system - pretty much the same setup
> > as my last attempt, except that I'm writing said evaluator myself. I'm
> > about halfway done with the evaluator, and haven't really tried doing
> > anything about the UI yet; Slime's debugger works fairly well for the
> > development bit.
> If you're still looking at approaches for the UI, have you considered
> the approach that is taken by edebug in emacs (for elisp code)? I
> really like that approach and think that it is an excellent way to
> visually present sexp evaluation.
Actually, yes. It's a bit too early to say, though, and I think there
will be at least two representations.

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