[asdf-devel] Make the CL syntax predictable

Anton Vodonosov avodonosov at yandex.ru
Wed Mar 26 18:52:13 UTC 2014

Hi Fare,

I didn't really understand how exactly the changes work, but here is the result:

Best regards,
- Anton

25.03.2014, 21:54, "Faré" <fahree at gmail.com>:
> Dear Anton,
> the new thing to test is the HEAD of branch syntax-control. Please
> test with SBCL first. This branch contains my experimental syntax
> control, binding a *shared-readtable* around compilation (itself the
> *readtable* at the time ASDF is loaded), so that promiscuous systems
> may keep modifying a shared readtable under the usual conventional
> constraints (now documented: all standard characters reserved, no
> conflict allowed or bust), while mutual protection is implemented for
> these systems and those that might wish to go beyond these
> constraints, particularly so at the REPL.
> If this has no regressions, then I'll try to convince Robert to merge
> that in master and make it the new release candidate — assuming
> Robert's big promiscuous project also compiles with it (if it doesn't,
> I explained my more elaborate plan in an earlier email).
> If this has regressions, and/or if Robert is not convinced, then
> what's in the master branch is our release candidate.
> —♯ƒ • François-René ÐVB Rideau •Reflection&Cybernethics• http://fare.tunes.org
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