[asdf-devel] Merging asdf-encodings into asdf?

Raymond Toy 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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