[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
What are we talking about anyway?
Date: 10 Apr 1985 10:12:15 PST
From: Dave Dyer <DDYER@USC-ISIB.ARPA>
Received: from SCRC-STONY-BROOK by SCRC-QUABBIN via CHAOS with CHAOS-MAIL id 152301; Wed 10-Apr-85 13:15:37-EST
Received: from SU-AI.ARPA by STONY-BROOK.SCRC.Symbolics.COM via INTERNET with SMTP id 212320; 10 Apr 85 13:13:52-EST
Received: from USC-ISIB.ARPA by SU-AI.ARPA with TCP; 10 Apr 85 10:12:47 PST
FYI: Adding mandatory/optional argument checking to Interlisp-VAX
would be easy, and incur no additional overhead.
ReSent-Date: 10 Apr 1985 10:12:15 PST
ReSent-From: Dave Dyer <DDYER@USC-ISIB.ARPA>
Where did THAT header come from? There is no To: or From: fields.
Default values for &optional args would require a substantial
rethinking of the function call mechanism, as would &rest and
Point of information: Why are people discussing various implementations
of the Interlisp calling strategies on the common-lisp mailing list? As
I remember, this whole thing started because somebody didn't realize
what keyword arguments (in Common Lisp) are for.