Subject: Re: standardization (Re: Lisp versus C++ for AI. software)
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1996/10/07
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

[Tim Bradshaw]

|   Obvious I/O type things that CL is missing are random access to files

I must have missed something.  Is not `file-position' random access?

|   (of course they might be very hard to standardise...)

`file-position' was already present in CLtL1 in 1984.

I could tell you, but then I would have to reboot you.