[asdf-devel] Make the CL syntax predictable

Zach Beane xach at xach.com
Thu Mar 27 15:11:07 UTC 2014

Faré <fahree at gmail.com> writes:

> femlisp raises an interesting issue: it has (setq
> *READ-DEFAULT-FLOAT-FORMAT* 'double-float) in setup.lisp, which is
> cancelled by the with-standard-io-syntax that I introduce in my
> syntax-control branch. I just pushed a change in said branch to make
> the 'double-float the default in with-asdf-syntax, which I believe is
> a more useful convention than what the standard provides. 

I don't like the idea of ASDF setting a different
*READ-DEFAULT-FLOAT-FORMAT* value during ASDF operations than it will
have in the REPL, during plain loading, or compile+loading individual
files outside of ASDF.


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