Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 12 months ago

#396 new enhancement

Implement package shortcut syntax to reader — at Version 2

Reported by: Mark Evenson Owned by:
Priority: minor Milestone: 1.8.1
Component: interpreter Version: 1.4.0-dev
Keywords: Cc:
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Description (last modified by Mark Evenson)

Zach pointed out <http://lispblog.xach.com/post/126287122718/syntax-for-reading-a-form-in-a-package>

Allegro, GCL, SBCL, and possibly other implementations support a syntax that looks like this:

foo::(bar 'baz 42)

A form like that is read as though you had written (foo::bar 'foo::baz 42). I use this syntax sometimes for Quicklisp operations that rely on ql-dist symbols, like installing all available Quicklisp projects:

It would be nice to add this to the Bear.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by Mark Evenson

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comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by Mark Evenson

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