public inbox for
 help / color / mirror / Atom feed
From: Per Bothner <>
Subject: Re: SLIB (full/general) in Kawa?
Date: Fri, 1 Jan 2021 11:25:04 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <31129.1609527007@localhost>

On 1/1/21 10:50 AM, Sudarshan S Chawathe wrote:
> Does anyone have any suggestions for getting SLIB working in Kawa?
> I mean the full/general SLIB distribution, not only the few parts that
> are already in Kawa.  When I try to include SLIB's kawa.init file, I get
> errors that seem related to the use of colons in SLIB identifiers.  In
> particular, I thought I'd check if someone had SLIB running before
> getting in too deep. (I'm also not sure if it is possible to "escape" a
> colon to at least enable a very hackish "search and replace" kind of
> workaround by modifying a local copy of the SLIB sources.)

One possibility is to use the --r7rs command-line option:

You can escape a colon either by surrounding it with vertical bars,
or by prefixing it with a backslash (both methods come from Common Lisp):

'|ab:cd| (or 'ab|:|cd) or 'ab\:cd

> I'll also take the occasion to say a heartfelt thanks and best wishes
> for the new year to all of the Kawa community.

Thank you!

	--Per Bothner

  reply	other threads:[~2021-01-01 19:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-01 18:50 Sudarshan S Chawathe
2021-01-01 19:25 ` Per Bothner [this message]
2021-01-01 21:03   ` Sudarshan S Chawathe

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \ \ \ \

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link
Be sure your reply has a Subject: header at the top and a blank line before the message body.
This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for read-only IMAP folder(s) and NNTP newsgroup(s).