Subject: Re: Why use slot names at all? (was Re: tresspassing)
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1998/05/07
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Antonio Leitao
| Now, I would like to add a related topic, namely the use of structures (a
| la defstruct).  When we use a defstruct, we get automatically defined
| accessors and we simply use those accessors to manipulate the structure.
| We know that an "instance" of a defstruct is just a vector, so we can
| access the slots using aref.

* Rainer Joswig
| This does work only in your particular implementation of CL
| and is not part of ANSI CL.

  well...  you can tell DEFSTRUCT you want a vector representation.

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