[tbnl-announce] Re: [tbnl-devel] tbnl patch

Edi Weitz edi at agharta.de
Mon Nov 14 14:31:41 UTC 2005

On Sat, 12 Nov 2005 09:43:28 -0800 (PST), Jeff Caldwell <jdcal at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Here is a tiny patch for tbnl. The motivation is that I'm working
> with blocks of dispatch table entries that are added and withdrawn
> as modules without restarting tbnl. I'd also like reflective access
> to the dispatch table e.g.  to show a web page of installed dispatch
> handlers.

Perhaps this would be something for the "contrib" directory of TBNL?

> To affect the base distrubution as little as possible, I took the
> loop through the dispatch table that funcalls each entry and moved
> that loop into a defmethod. Now I can specialize on the method and
> have my own dispatch mechanisms.

Thanks Jeff, I've just made a new release with these changes.


  Version 0.8.5
  Added generic function DISPATCH-REQUEST (thanks to Jeff Caldwell)




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