[Maxima] CLOS and GCL problems.
fateman at cs.berkeley.edu
Wed Dec 19 09:47:43 CST 2007
It works in Allegro CL and CMU-CL and SBCL. I don't know what the standard
It is very convenient when it works.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nicolas Neuss [mailto:neuss at math.uni-karlsruhe.de]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2007 12:49 AM
> To: fateman at EECS.Berkeley.EDU
> Cc: maxima at math.utexas.edu
> Subject: Re: [Maxima] CLOS and GCL problems.
> "Richard Fateman" <fateman at cs.berkeley.edu> writes:
> > It seems that GCL is significantly broken in that defmethod
> does not work
> > with built-in types as classes.
> > that is
> > (defmethod foo ((x double-float)(n fixnum)) .... )
> > is unacceptable.
> Should this really work? I once wanted something like that
> myself and was
> told that this was not covered by the standard which requires
> that only
> classes (not types) or eql-specializers must be used at that point.
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