Accession Number : ADA265918


Title :   CLF Manual


Corporate Author : UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MARINA DEL REY INFORMATION SCIENCES INST


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a265918.pdf


Report Date : Sep 1991


Pagination or Media Count : 80


Abstract : Several hardware vendors continue to support high quality program development environments for the implementations of Common Lisp on their machines. The Common Lisp Framework (CLF) differs from these environments in three major ways: (1) CLF provides an object based, rather than file based, organizational view of software. The object based view comprises not only the definitions that make up an application, but specification, documentation, development history and other non-procedural information necessary to the development, maintenance, and distribution of large software systems; (2) CLF strives to provide an open architecture, occasionally even at the cost of considerable efficiency, to enable programmers to tailor and extend the programming environment to meet their individual needs without the necessity of reimplementing the existing environment; (3) CLF has been produced and is maintained by a non-commercial organization, the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute (ISI). It is not targeted at any particular vendor's CL implementation or hardware, but tries to provide a highly portable programming environment that interfaces naturally to the native operating system environment on each supported CL implementation


Descriptors :   *PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES , PROGRAMMING MANUALS , COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE , VENDORS , INTERFACES


Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE