gwking at metabang.com
Mon Jun 1 20:00:44 UTC 2009
(Sorry for the slow response... sending to the ASDF list too)
I sympathize with your question: "the most common thing to do with
ASDF, why do we make that harder than necessary?" I believe that the
answer would have been that ASDF is philosophically based on
performing "operations" on "systems" and so it was better (in some,
perhaps, Platonic sense) <smile>.
I actually agree with you and think that we should add something like
(load-op <system> &key ...)
to ASDF public interface.
If there isn't a lot of disagreement, I'll do that soon.
thanks for you question,
On May 22, 2009, at 6:14 PM, Svante Carl v. Erichsen wrote:
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> This is just a little question or request that has perhaps been asked
> numerous times before.
> Why is there no predefined macro for the by far most used asdf user
> Instead of (asdf:operate 'asdf:load-op 'my-system), I'd like to just
> (asdf:load-sys 'my-system).
> Best wishes,
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