[plt-scheme] Re: Serializable class.ss generics

From: Evangelos Tsagkas (lunluc at gmail.com)
Date: Tue May 9 04:46:11 EDT 2006

On 5/9/06, Evangelos Tsagkas <lunluc at gmail.com> wrote:
> ... However, since I cannot create
> serializable interfaces (or can I?) one of the arguments will be the
> *name* of the interface to pass to the generic's constructor...

I take it my assumption is valid.

> ... How can
> I then retrieve the run-time binding of that interface name from the
> namespace?
> [for the blah-blah-challenged...]
> (define-serializable-struct gen (%-or-<%> method))
> (define m (make-gen 'person<%> 'say-hello))
> (define mm (deserialize (serialize m)))
> (make-generic
>    (?exp? (namespace-symbol->identifier
>                   (gen-%-or-<%> mm)))
>    (gen-method mm))
> I guess I need something in ?exp? but can't figure out what. Unless
> I'm totally off my head here :-)
> Evangelos

(namespace-variable-value ...) is the ?exp? I was after.
Thanks to Paulo Matos's recent "namespace-variable-value missing?"
question on the list.

I thought I'd better answer my question on the list, for the sake of


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