Subject: Re: prog@
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 19 Nov 2002 21:34:54 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Raymond Wiker <>
| Is it possible to use eval-when instead? I have tried this,
| with the meta package, but have not had any success:
| (eval-when (:compile-toplevel :load-toplevel :execute)
|    (setf *readtable* *meta-readtable*))

  Allegro CL offers a convenient way to access readtables via the named
  readtables features.  The obvious macro `in-syntax´ then takes a symbol
  as argument and assigns the corresponding readtable to *readtable*.

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

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