I'm always interested in learning, so could you please enlighten me... why
would you want to have changing names for a fixed slot? It's like having a
certain function that can have different names. Most of the time, it works the
other way around (a fixed name with a different functionality).
Monday, November 8, 2010, 12:53:55 PM, you wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'd like to create a macro with fillable slots but I'd like the names of
> these slots to be based on variable information passed to the macro. It
> appears at the moment that the content of a 'define-slot=""' is not
> processed like other content and is simply treated as a string. I'd
> prefer not to resort to macros because all the slots themselves are fully
> static - I just want to control which of these static slots are inserted
> at any time. I recognise that one possible suggested solution here might
> be a collection of conditionals to pick the slot but the macro I'm
> writing is in a library and the slot names are, therefore, not definable
> in advance. I hope this makes sense!
> In essence, my fill-slot statements are statically named but my
> define-slot statements need to be able to take variable string content.
> Anyone have any ideas?
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