Alexander Burger <a...@softwarelab.de> writes:
Hi Alex,
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>> I remember that Alex recently mentioned a method how to get the
>> signature of any function or method definition loaded in the system.
>
> I'm not completely sure what you mean with signature in this context.
>
>
> You can inspect a function by prettyprinting,
>
> : (pp 'insert)
> (de insert (N Lst X)
> (conc (cut (dec N) 'Lst) (cons X) Lst) )
too much output in this case
> by looking at it with an editor (sorry, only 'vim' at the moment),
>
> : (vi 'insert)
that was another question of mine  what would it take to get a
,
 (emacs 'insert)
`
function, and a
,
 (edit 'insert)
`
that opens an emacs window?
> or access its reference
>
> : (doc 'insert)
gives me this output  is that intended for vim too? (sorry for the long
lines).
: (doc 'insert)
1,02kbloaded>(208730594.32315):(stamp73059432315)>"2000061708:58:35"(init
'tree ['any1] ['any2]) >
lstInitializesastructureforsteppingiterativelythroughadatabasetree.any1andany2mayspecifyarangeofkeys.Ifany2isgreaterthanany1,thetraversalwillbeinoppositedirection.Seealso[34mtree,[34mstep,[34miterand[34mscan.:(init(tree'nr'+Item)35)>(((3.5)((3NIL.{33})(4NIL.{34})(5NIL.{35})(6NIL.{36})(insert
'cnt 'lst 'any) >
lstInsertsanyintolstatpositioncnt.Thisisanondestructiveoperation.Seealso[34mremove,[34mplace,[34mappend,[34mdeleteand[34mreplace.:(insert3'(abcde)777)>(ab777cde):(insert1'(abcde)777)>(777abcde):(insert9'(abcde)777)>(abcde777)≪
↑ ↓ Viewing <I>libgpm: zero screen dimension, assuming 80x25.
> A "signature" in the sense of C or Java is perhaps
>
> : (car insert)
> > (N Lst X)
That probably what I was looking for.
> i.e. the formal parameters of the function.
Is there is similar method to get the formal parameters of a method?
,
 :(class +Shape)
 > +Shape

 :(dm T (X Y)
 (=: x X)
 (=: y Y))
 > T

 :(dm move> (DX DY)
 (inc (:: x) DX)
 (inc (:: y) DY))
 > move>

 :(car move>)
 !? (car move>) 67291568  Variable expected ?

 : (car 'move>)
 > 67291568

 : (car insert)
 > (N Lst X)
`
Thanks for you answer
Cheers,

Thorsten

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