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Re: [Gcl-devel] defclass errors

From: Paul F. Dietz
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] defclass errors
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2003 19:10:52 -0500
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Camm Maguire wrote:

Paul, is :allow-other-keys supposed to be allowable at all times even
when not in the class definition?  What then is the point of
&allow-other-keys in the defclass lambda list?

:allow-other-keys is always acceptable as a keyword argument
if the function takes keyword arguments (see

The point of &allow-other-keys is to make any keyword
argument acceptable, even if it is not :allow-other-keys
and even if it does not occur in any of the methods of
the generic function.


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