[slime-devel] [patch] add a new protocol message for outputting images

Tobias C. Rittweiler tcr at freebits.de
Sat Aug 29 08:29:56 UTC 2009

Stanislaw Halik <sthalik at test123.ltd.pl> writes:

> Here's a new protocol message for outputting images. Unlike the previous
> approach, it doesn't rely upon EVAL-IN-EMACS. The Bad Thing is that it
> puts REPL-specific code inside DISPATCH-EVENT which should be
> contrib-agnostic. There seems to be no way to add protocol messages in
> contribs, maybe there's some better way not involving protocol messages.

SWANK::DISPATCH-EVENT should probably involve some hook like
slime-dispatch-event does. In CL, it could just involve a generic
function so contribs can add methods eql-specizializing on an event's

> I added the `fake-p' stuff because if it isn't there, the image is
> displayed right before the last REPL result (maybe dependent upon
> presentations?).

This sounds like a long-time bug that is also shown by the
`repl-type-ahead' test failing at the moment (IIRC) in combination with


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