On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 4:42 AM, Daniel Herring <dherring@tentpost.com> wrote:
One of the pauses occurs when editing a make-instance form in a source
buffer.  Every time I type a key in a make-instance form, there is a pause
and a string prints in the slime-repl buffer.  Cursor key or text doesn't
matter.

Looks like it is trying to compute the signature of the applicable method to tell you what keywords are allowed. What I do not understand is why the package matters. Might be that if it cannot find the class then it simply resorts to T and ECL has to compute a list with all the possible MAKE-INSTANCE for all classes... Would be worth further investigating.

Juanjo

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