[slime-devel] Re: Feature suggestion
andras at renyi.hu
Fri Aug 25 01:46:36 UTC 2006
Marco Antoniotti <marcoxa at cs.nyu.edu> writes:
> I would like to suggest a feature for SLIME taken from Lispworks.
> In LW I can type
> prompt> first '(1 2 3)
> prompt> member 42 '((3 2 3) (1 42 33) (42 11 22)) :key #'second
> ((1 42 33) (42 11 22))
> I.e. a line gets parenthesized if it is not already an expression (of course
> there are cases where things get hairy, but in general I find it useful).
Is it typing or reading those outer parens that bothers you? If the former,
then slime printing a pair of parens after the prompt with the point on the
closing one, and temporarily making, say Space, delete the parens, would seem
like a better idea to me.
> This may even make it more appealing to people who dislike enclosing
Who are those people? :)
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