[Openmcl-devel] suggestions for clozure editor
m_klein at MIT.EDU
Sun Jan 9 16:38:38 CST 2011
Thanks a lot for the suggestion. Does SLIME have a Mac compatibility
mode in terms of key bindings? I like the Clozure IDE, it's simple and
familiar, and I'd rather not have to learn a whole new editor (I never
was a serious emacs user, so it's not a native idiom for me).
> Emacs/slime would address all of your issues.
> The slime screencast is helpful if you are going to attach remotely.
> The PDF slime manual is well written and will make you more
> Recommend you check out slime directly from the source code repository
> since it's a work in progress.
> Also see http://www.cliki.net/SLIME
> There is also a slime mailing list if you have questions that you
> cannot find on the web.
> On Sun, Jan 9, 2011 at 4:15 PM, Mark Klein <m_klein at mit.edu> wrote:
>> I don't know if there's a formal place to request UI enhancements,
>> sorry if
>> I missed it. Anyway, I just switched from Lispworks, and the things
>> I miss
>> most are:
> This is more of an IDE or comp.lang.lisp inquiry than a CL language
> More times than not, the IDE is separated from the lisp
>> - find source i.e. put the cursor in a function name in your code,
>> and use a
>> menu item or key chord to jump to the source
>> - find documentation i.e. put the cursor in a function name in your
>> and use a menu item or key chord to display its' documentation
>> somehow (e.g.
>> popup window)
> Rob discusses this:
> If these are too verbose, attach to an emacs function key.
>> - compile function i.e. put the cursor inside a function, and use a
>> item or key chord to compile just that function (without having to
>> scroll to
>> the beginning or end of the function and make the function selected)
> C-c C-c
> The lisp code will flash and give you visual feedback as to
> the extent of the code that is compiled.
>> If these functions are already available, could someone point me to
>> information on how to invoke them?
>> Mark Klein
>> Principal Research Scientist
>> MIT Center for Collective Intelligence
>> Openmcl-devel mailing list
>> Openmcl-devel at clozure.com
> Since ccl runs on multiple platforms it is a common courtesy to
> indicate the
> platform you routinely run on so that answers can be best tailored
> to your
> I do not speak nor am i affiliated with Clozure.
Principal Research Scientist
MIT Center for Collective Intelligence
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