[asdf-devel] In defense of ASDF & Semantic versioning

Robert P. Goldman rpgoldman at sift.info
Thu Nov 21 15:50:43 UTC 2013

Stelian Ionescu wrote:
>> > Whatever we do, please implement an escape hatch for the end user to 
>> > override the versioning system's idea of compatibility.  These things 
>> > often have obscure failure modes and/or prevent nuanced usage.  Just like 
>> > CL::internal symbols, it is nice to have a straightforward way to void the 
>> > warranty and bypass the normal safety mechanisms.
> I agree.

I'm going to take that as a vote to implement a continuation restart for
version mismatch errors.  [Yes, I'm grasping at straws! ;-)]


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