[asdf-devel] One failure on ASDF 188.8.131.52 on Allegro/Windows
xach at xach.com
Tue Feb 25 23:43:10 UTC 2014
"Robert P. Goldman" <rpgoldman at sift.info> writes:
> Faré wrote:
>> Should non-lowercase strings be either forbidden or case-converted?
>> That's a backward incompatible change that would need to be tested
>> with cl-test-grid before it's committed — and even then might affect
>> unpublished or proprietary code by other users.
> I think there's a strong incentive to make such a backward-incompatible
> change right now:
It would break Quicklisp.
> such systems are *already* broken in at least one
> sense -- they cannot be used correctly with logical pathnames,
Not true. A logical pathname can map to any physical pathname.
> nor can they be referred to by symbols.
They are already referred to by symbols whenever someone does
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