[asdf-devel] ASDF walkthrough

Mark Evenson evenson at panix.com
Fri Jan 3 11:41:30 UTC 2014

Excellent idea! Please let me know when you will be doing this. Currently, I would possibly profit from an explanation of the kinds of "transversal" ASDF does over the "system of systems" it needs to do, but that is not too sharply defined  as a question yet.

Tersely pecked on my Nexus 5

On Jan 3, 2014 8:10 AM, =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Far=E9?= <fahree at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Lisp hackers, 
> I'm considering recording a walk through the ASDF sources. 
> I'd like to have an interactive session over Google Hangout 
> with one or a few people, explaining the current code in asdf/defsystem 
> (i.e. not going into uiop, except to minimally explain what asdf uses). 
> That should take about 2 hours. 
> To enjoy the walkthrough, you need to be somewhat fluent in Common Lisp, 
> and somewhat familiar with how to use ASDF, though not necessarily with 
> either extending it or hacking its internals. 
> If at least one person is familiar with ASDF 2 and has questions, 
> that could be interesting, or that could be a separate session. 
> Please respond me to this email (privately or publicly) if you're interested. 
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