[asdf-devel] Merging asdf-encodings into asdf?
toy.raymond at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 16:57:32 UTC 2012
>>>>> "Far" == Far <Far> writes:
>> The next release of the SCL integrates comprehensive support for
>> reading a text file character encoding from an Emacs style coding
>> attribute. The support was contributed to public domain CMUCL if
>> you wish to examine it. This allows 'load and 'compiler, and the
>> debugger, and many editors, to also use the correct encoding.
>> The new external-format has been named :file-attribute. It has
>> not been decided if this will be the :default, but a separate default
>> will be provided for lisp source files. I am open to working with
>> other vendors on standardising the support, but there has been
>> little interest.
Far> I believe I saw an earlier version of it. Is it in the current version
Far> of CMUCL from CVS?
No. The code was checked into git, but backed before the release and
hasn't been re-enabled. While it's pretty cool, we wonder if it would
not be better handled as an external library.
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