Kaz Kylheku <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| Rememeber, an accessor is a generic function, and generic functions
| stand apart from classes!
| The ``of'' is kind of superfluous.
| Consider that some people pronounce f(x) as ``f of x''. You can
| do the same: write (grade student) but read it ``grade of student''.
One situation where "-of" (and similar suffixes) might be useful
is where the accessor name you'd naturally want to used is already
defined as a function inherited from the CL package [which generally
can't have methods added to them], and you'd rather not SHADOW it, e.g.:
Such names can of course be used as accessors for unrelated classes, e.g.:'
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