Fwd: Lisp Stream API.
Sun Nov 19 09:03:16 EST 2006
wrong reply button.
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From: Ben Wing <ben at 666.com>
Date: Nov 13, 2006 5:39 PM
Subject: Re: Lisp Stream API.
To: Aidan Kehoe <kehoea at parhasard.net>
and btw there is already an interface for databases (open-database, etc.)
but that's obviously not very line-oriented.
On 11/13/06, Ben Wing < ben at 666.com> wrote:
> because no one got around to doing it. exposing the lstream api into lisp
> was one of the things on my "big etl list" that didn't happen. i didn't
> think of following the common-lisp api but i bet it's not that different
> from lstreams.
> (and do you really want to deify mr. "hand of god"?)
> On 11/13/06, Aidan Kehoe <kehoea at parhasard.net > wrote:
> > Can someone explain to this no-formal-education-in-the-language Lisp
> > user
> > why we don't have (with-open-file ...) and the rest of the Common Lisp
> > stream API in XEmacs Lisp? (insert-file-contents ...) with offsets
> > doesn't
> > really cut it for things like Perlish line processing.
> > --
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