[asdf-devel] Re: Make the CL syntax predictable

Raymond Toy toy.raymond at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 15:55:34 UTC 2014

>>>>> "Fare" == Far  <Far> writes:

    Fare> Thanks a lot, Anton!
    Fare> Well, here's a valid argument in favor of 'single-float as the
    Fare> default: making 'double-float the default breaks 22 systems in
    Fare> Quicklisp (a bit fewer when you consider that some systems only
    Fare> depended on a broken one, but still), when making it 'single-float
    Fare> only broke 4 of them, all of which I fixed yesterday. If the default
    Fare> had to be decided right now, that would indeed make it a strong case
    Fare> for 'single-float. Stronger to me than any I've seen so far, and one
    Fare> capable of swaying my opinion indeed.

I'm not really surprised since the initial value (if that's not
default, then I don't know what is) for *read-default-float-format* is


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