Impact on modifying the current planning code (was Re: Plans for ASDF 3.3)

Robert Goldman rpgoldman at
Thu May 4 17:33:31 UTC 2017

On 5/4/17 May 4 -12:16 PM, Stelian Ionescu wrote:
>> On 5/4/17 18:41, Stelian Ionescu wrote:
>> […]
>>> ASDF currently (for Lisp) doesn't support
>>>> a maximum version number, only a minimum.  I keep meaning to fix that,
>>>> but never get around to it.
>>> I believe this would be doubling down on the error of specifying versions in ASDF.
>> But as long as we have a notion of ASDF:VERSION it should certainly have
>> a possible upper bound capability for its assertions, whatever your
>> local mapping to such assertions may be…
> I would rather start by deprecating it.

This will not be happening unless you take over ASDF maintainership.

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