source: trunk/source/doc/src/glossary.xml @ 8694

Last change on this file since 8694 was 8694, checked in by mikel, 12 years ago

added more discussion of the IDE and its UI

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10          <!ENTITY CCL "<literal>CCL</literal>">
11          ]>
12
13<glossary id="glossary">
14  <glossaryinfo>
15        <title>Glossary of Terms</title>
16  </glossaryinfo>
17
18  <glossdiv id="C">
19        <!-- ******************** C ********************  -->
20        <title>C</title>
21
22        <glossentry id="Cocoa">
23          <glossterm>Cocoa</glossterm>
24
25          <glossdef>
26
27                <para>The standard user-interface libraries and frameworks
28                provided by Apple for development of applications on Mac OS
29                X.</para>
30
31          </glossdef>
32
33        </glossentry>
34   
35  </glossdiv>
36
37  <glossdiv id="H">
38        <!-- ******************** H ********************  -->
39        <title>H</title>
40
41        <glossentry id="hemlock">
42          <glossterm>Hemlock</glossterm>
43
44          <glossdef>
45
46                <para>A text editor, written in Common Lisp, similar in
47                features to Emacs. Hemlock was originally developed as part of
48                CMU Common Lisp. A portable version of Hemlock is built into
49                the &CCL; <glossterm linkend="IDE">IDE</glossterm>.</para>
50
51          </glossdef>
52
53        </glossentry>
54   
55  </glossdiv>
56
57  <glossdiv id="I">
58        <!-- ******************** I ********************  -->
59        <title>I</title>
60
61        <glossentry id="IDE">
62          <glossterm>IDE</glossterm>
63
64          <glossdef>
65
66                <para>"Integrated Development Environment". In the context of
67                &CCL;, "the IDE" refers to the experimental <glossterm linkend="Cocoa">Cocoa</glossterm>
68                windowing development environment provided in source form with
69                &CCL; distributions.</para>
70
71          </glossdef>
72
73        </glossentry>
74   
75  </glossdiv>
76
77  <glossdiv id="L">
78        <!-- ******************** L ********************  -->
79        <title>L</title>
80
81        <glossentry id="listener_window">
82          <glossterm>listener window</glossterm>
83
84          <glossdef>
85
86                <para>In the <glossterm linkend="IDE">IDE</glossterm>,
87                a <glossterm linkend="Cocoa">Cocoa</glossterm>
88                window that contains a pseudo-terminal session that
89                communicates with a Lisp <glossterm linkend="REPL">REPL</glossterm>.</para>
90
91          </glossdef>
92
93        </glossentry>
94   
95  </glossdiv>
96
97  <glossdiv id="R">
98        <!-- ******************** R ********************  -->
99        <title>R</title>
100
101        <glossentry id="REPL">
102          <glossterm>REPL</glossterm>
103
104          <glossdef>
105
106                <para>"Read-eval-print loop". The interactive shell provided
107                by &CCL; for interaction with Lisp.</para>
108
109          </glossdef>
110
111        </glossentry>
112   
113  </glossdiv>
114
115</glossary>
116
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