[Openmcl-devel] Two quick questions
lisp at clairvaux.org
Tue Aug 25 04:44:03 EDT 2009
On Aug 24, 2009, at 7:50 PM, Ron Garret wrote:
> 2. This is a before-I-reinvent-the-wheel kind of question: MCL had a
> facility that would put the docstring of a symbol in a pop-up window.
> Does this exist in CCL? If so, how do you access it?
If you decide to do one of these, here's a wish list:
I always liked MCL's abbreviated :CL symbol documentation. It was
usually adequate without invoking the HyperSpec, and it launched
immediately. It's in the "MCL Help" file.
If we could borrow that doc, the pop-up window could initially use it
for :CL symbols. The window would also have a "HyperSpec" button.
Clicking it would launch the HyperSpec viewer for a second, more
The MCL doc does have some MCL specific stuff that would have to be
edited or eliminated. Just a thought.
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