manual: update for abcl-1.1.0.

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\title{Armed Bear Common Lisp User Manual}
\date{Version 1.1.0-dev\\
\date{Version 1.1.0\\
May 14, 2012}
October 15, 2012}
\author{Mark Evenson \and Erik H\"{u}lsmann \and Rudolf Schlatte \and
Alessio Stalla \and Ville Voutilainen}
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%%Preface to the second edition, abcl-1.1.0.
Armed Bear Common Lisp (ABCL) is an implementation of Common Lisp that
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\cite{evenson2011} for the draft of the publication of the technical
The implementation of \code{EXT:URL-PATHNAME} allows the \textsc{ABCL}
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will load and execute the Quicklisp setup code.
The implementation currently breaks ANSI conformance by allowing the
types able to be READ for the DEVICE to return a possible CONS of
PATHNAME objects. %% citation from CLHS needed.
In order to ``smooth over'' the bit about types being READ from
PATHNAME components, we extend the semantics for the usual PATHNAME
merge semantics when *DEFAULT-PATHNAME-DEFAULTS* contains a
%See \ref{_:quicklisp} on page \pageref{_:quicklisp}.
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allow a sequences of the form \# \textbackslash Uxxxx to be processed
by the reader as character whose code is specified by the hexadecimal
digits ``xxxx''. The hexadecimal sequence may be one to four digits
long. % Why doesn't ALEXANDRIA work?
Note that this sequence is never output by the implementation. Instead,
the corresponding Unicode character is output for characters whose
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\item \code{mvn}
These systems name common JVM artifacts from the distributed pom.xml graph of Maven Aether:
\item \code{jna} Dynamically load 'jna.jar' version 3.0.9 from the network.
\item \code{jna} Dynamically load 'jna.jar' version 3.4.0 from the network.
\item \code{quicklisp-abcl} (Not working) boot a local Quicklisp
installation via the ASDF:IRI type introduced bia ABCL-ASDF.
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asdf-2.019 (see \cite{asdf}) is packaged as core component of ABCL,
asdf-2.25 (see \cite{asdf}) is packaged as core component of ABCL,
but not initialized by default, as it relies on the CLOS subsystem
which can take a bit of time to start \footnote{While this time is
``merely'' on the order of seconds for contemporary 2011 machines,
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released abcl-1.0.0. We released abcl-1.0.1 as a maintainence release
on January 10, 2012.
In October 2012, we revised the implementation with the release of
abcl-1.1.0 and accumulated changes to this manual.
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