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translate-camelcase-name

Syntax

— Function: translate-camelcase-name name &key upper-initial-p special-words ⇒ return-value

Arguments and Values

name
Either a symbol or a string.
upper-initial-p
A generalized boolean.
special words
A list of strings.
return-value
If name is a symbol, this is a string, and vice versa.

Description

translate-camelcase-name is a helper function for specializations of translate-name-from-foreign and translate-name-to-foreign. It handles the common case of converting between foreign camelCase names and lisp names. upper-initial-p indicates whether the first letter of the foreign name should be uppercase. special-words is a list of strings that should be treated atomically in translation. This list is case-sensitive.

Examples

  CFFI> (translate-camelcase-name some-xml-function)
  => "someXmlFunction"
  CFFI> (translate-camelcase-name some-xml-function :upper-initial-p t)
  => "SomeXmlFunction"
  CFFI> (translate-camelcase-name some-xml-function :special-words '("XML"))
  => "someXMLFunction"
  CFFI> (translate-camelcase-name "someXMLFunction")
  => SOME-X-M-L-FUNCTION
  CFFI> (translate-camelcase-name "someXMLFunction" :special-words '("XML"))
  => SOME-XML-FUNCTION

See Also

translate-name-from-foreign
translate-name-to-foreign
translate-underscore-separated-name