[asdf-devel] Make the CL syntax predictable

Zach Beane xach at xach.com
Fri Mar 28 17:15:28 UTC 2014

Attila Lendvai <attila.lendvai at gmail.com> writes:

>> I do have control: If femlisp or any other library makes a boneheaded
>> decision that breaks my software, I can stop using it.
> yes, resolving that is trivial -- once you have identified the
> problem.
> regarding the recent discussions i'm generally baffled why it is at
> all a question whether to make a build software deterministic or
> not. in my view if there's anything in the global state that has an
> effect on the building of a software, anything, then it's a bug.

I think one question is whether it's worth taking a path to this goal
that breaks programs that currently work. I don't think all such
programs are bitrotted junk that can be fixed up in a day.


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