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Meaning of COMMON LISP OBJECT SYSTEM

 
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(CLOS) An object-oriented extension to common lisp, based on generic functions, multiple inheritance, declarative method combination and a meta-object protocol. A descendant of commonloops and based on symbolics flavors and xerox loops, among others.

See also pcl.

["Common LISP Object System Specification X3J13 Document 88-002R", D.G. Bobrow et al, SIGPLAN Notices 23 (Sep 1988)].

 

 

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