On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 6:17 AM, Pascal Costanza <pc@p-cos.net> wrote:

On 4 Sep 2009, at 13:59, John Fremlin wrote:

> Unfortunately as all mmap slots are always boundp, we have to munge
> the
> general initialize-instance to set default slot values. This is quite
> unfortunate. Is there a more sensible way of doing this (along the
> lines
> of the way structure slots are handled)?

What do you mean by 'munge' (sorry, I'm not a native speaker)?

From the Jargon File:

http://www.catb.org/jargon/html/M/munge.html

Definition 3 is probably the applicable one.

I would have said "frob".

-- Scott