/[cl-store]/cl-store/README
ViewVC logotype

Diff of /cl-store/README

Parent Directory Parent Directory | Revision Log Revision Log | View Patch Patch

revision 1.6 by sross, Mon Aug 30 15:10:20 2004 UTC revision 1.7 by sross, Fri Oct 1 08:49:46 2004 UTC
# Line 1  Line 1 
1  README for Package CL-STORE.  README for Package CL-STORE.
2  Author: Sean Ross  Author: Sean Ross
3  Homepage: http://www.common-lisp.net/project/cl-store/  Homepage: http://www.common-lisp.net/project/cl-store/
4  Version: 0.2  Version: 0.2.5
5    
6  0. About.  0. About.
7     CL-STORE is an portable serialization package which     CL-STORE is an portable serialization package which
# Line 34  Version: 0.2 Line 34  Version: 0.2
34     The two main entry points are     The two main entry points are
35      - cl-store:store (obj place &optional (backend *default-backend*)) i      - cl-store:store (obj place &optional (backend *default-backend*)) i
36            => obj            => obj
37         Where place is a path designator, stream or socket and         Where place is a path designator or stream and
38         backend is one of the registered backend.         backend is one of the registered backends.
39    
40      - cl-store:restore (place &optional (backend *default-backend*))      - cl-store:restore (place &optional (backend *default-backend*))
41            => restored-obj            => restored-obj
# Line 81  Version: 0.2 Line 81  Version: 0.2
81     Two backends are in releases now, a default backend which is much     Two backends are in releases now, a default backend which is much
82     what cl-store used to be (pre 0.2) and an xml backend which writes out     what cl-store used to be (pre 0.2) and an xml backend which writes out
83     xml to character streams.     xml to character streams.
84    
85       NOTE: As of 0.2.5 the xml backend isn't actively being developed.
86       It's turning out to more of a pain than it's worth. It is now
87       only there as an example.
88    
89     Store and Restore now take an optional backend argument which     Store and Restore now take an optional backend argument which
90     currently can be one of *default-backend* or *xml-backend*.     currently can be one of *default-backend* or *xml-backend*.
91    
# Line 90  Version: 0.2 Line 95  Version: 0.2
95    
96    
97  5. Issues  5. Issues
98     There are a number of issues with CL-STORE as it stands (0.2).     There are a number of issues with CL-STORE as it stands (0.2.5).
99    
100     - Functions, closures and anything remotely funcallable is unserializable.     - Functions, closures and anything remotely funcallable is unserializable.
101     - MOP classes are largely unsupported at the moment.     - MOP classes are largely unsupported at the moment.

Legend:
Removed from v.1.6  
changed lines
  Added in v.1.7

  ViewVC Help
Powered by ViewVC 1.1.5