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Common LISP Object System

(CLOS) An object-oriented extension to Common LISP, based on generic functions, multiple inheritance, declarative method combination and a meta-object protocol. A descendant of CommonLoops and based on Symbolics FLAVORS and Xerox LOOPS, among others.

See also PCL.

["Common LISP Object System Specification X3J13 Document 88-002R", D.G. Bobrow et al, SIGPLAN Notices 23 (Sep 1988)].



Nearby terms: Common ISDN Application Programming Interface Common Lisp Common LISP in Parallel Common LISP Object System CommonLoops Common Management Information Protocol Common Management Information Services