[its-hackers] L-UNUSE and ITS MDL

rrs0 at earthlink.net rrs0 at earthlink.net
Sun May 30 19:38:15 CEST 2021

Hi everyone, 
I just got L-UNUSE working!! Now all I have to do is splice the file system into FIND/LOAD and
We will have a working basic Package System for ITS Muddle.
PS Lars, see TT:RRS;L-UNUSE > for the patch to TT:RRES;ITSPKG > .

> On May 29, 2021, at 11:37 PM, rrs0 at earthlink.net wrote:
> Hi Lars and Chris,
> Hi I wrote a function called SPCL-ATOM-TABLE that returns flat list of all the ATOMs in the package being L-UNUSEd.
> In this list first are the atoms of the packages internal oblist followed by that packages's external oblist. This wasn't what the MIM code for L-UNUSE converted to ITS muddle wanted. It has one too many MAPF's for a linear list of ATOMs.
> Since I now have all the needed chances of code and the definition off what L-UNUSE does, and since 
> SPCL-ATOM-TABLE returns a flat list of atoms in the package to be remove in the right order. I going to write my
> Own version of L-UNUSAE. I have already done this  for DROP.
> I amit that I have ignored RPACKAGEs and DATA handle of the full package system described in PDL's "MDL
> Programming Environment". I can see why RPACKAGES and RENTRYs could be useful, but I haven't implemented 
> Them at the minute. I have never used them. When I finish with L-UNUSE, I will only have to add file system support to 
> My version of FIND/LOAD to have a  basic package system. I doubt if it will load the COMPILER's sources, but I
> Might get luck.The first real test will be if MIGS loads by my package system. At the moment ITSPKG will work with carefully FLOAD package files.. DROP can simulate L-UNUSE but doesn't clean up th garbage.
> 	Rick

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