Subject: Re: Question about &rest, &key, and &allow-other-keys
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 18 Jan 2004 21:36:46 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* rif <>
| I have a structure with a large number of parameters.  I would like to
| have a function that gives certain defaults to a few of these members,
| allows the caller to specify any members values explicitly, and
| accepts the standard constructor defaults for the others.

  In addition to specifying the default values as Peter Seibel mentions,
  investigate the :CONSTRUCTOR option to DEFSTRUCT.

Erik Naggum | Oslo, Norway

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