Common Lisp HyperSpec™ version 7.0 is available

Cambridge, England, 14 April 2005

LispWorks Ltd is pleased to announce the release of version 7.0 of the Common Lisp HyperSpec™, the acclaimed online version of the ANSI Common Lisp Standard.

In this revision a number of bugs in the formatting of the HTML document have been fixed. This improvement aids user navigation in the sections mentioned below.

LispWorks Ltd Director Dave Fox said:

"This popular document is central to our role as Common Lisp implementor. We have improved it as part of our ongoing efforts to make Common Lisp more usable."

Changes in the Common LispWorks HyperSpec version 7.0.

The following sections are now formatted correctly:

3.2.4 Literal Objects in Compiled Files Similarity of Literal Objects
4.3 Classes
4.3.6 Redefining Classes
19.2 Pathnames Restrictions on Examining Pathname Components Restrictions on Examining a Pathname Version Component

Duplication amongst some of the Issues documents has been resolved.

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A Note about Bugs

The Common Lisp HyperSpec faithfully reproduces the content of the ANSI Common Lisp Standard and therefore any bugs there may be in that Standard also appear in the HyperSpec. Information on reporting bugs in the HyperSpec can be found therein.

Obtaining the Common Lisp HyperSpec

The Common Lisp HyperSpec is freely available. To browse or download it, please visit this page.

This revision of the HyperSpec will also be included in LispWorks 4.4.5 and in the upcoming revision of LispWorks Personal Edition.

Contact Information

LispWorks Ltd: Dave Fox davef at lispworks dot com, +44 1223 421861

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