[toronto-lisp] Request for advice on learning CLOS and MOP (mostly MOP)

Rick Innis rick.innis at gmail.com
Sun Nov 15 17:30:47 UTC 2009

> I am considering ordering the book The Art of the MetaObject  Protocol by
> Kiczales et al. However, I wonder if that is really the book I want. I am
> not so much interested in how it is all implemented as I am in learning
> about fairly pragmatic reflection functionality.

The Art of the MetaObject  Protocol is primarily about designing OOP
systems (hence, meta-object protocols) using a CLOS implementation as
an example. That involves a fair amount of reflection, so I'd say it
may fit your needs, perhaps at a deeper level than you require.


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