[Openmcl-devel] Swank stability [Re: A plug for nx1-combination-hook]

Terje Norderhaug terje at in-progress.com
Thu Sep 10 18:49:08 UTC 2009

On Sep 10, 2009, at 10:14 AM, Raffael Cavallaro wrote:
> On Sep 10, 2009, at 11:52 AM, Daniel Weinreb wrote:
>> One technological thing I'd like to see if to make
>> the Slime/Swank protocol be documented and
>> stabilized
> good luck with that!
> sorry to be pessimistic, but I get the strong impression that it will
> be an extremely frigid day in the nether regions when Slime becomes
> stable, or, as someone else has put it:

The Swank server protocol (ignoring the emacs Slime implementation)  
has been reasonably stable lately. There is a flip-side to the  
stability issue, namely that it is possible to introduce changes to  
make Swank work better for alternative clients than emacs/slime. My  
recent suggestions may have been the cause of most disruptions lately...

-- Terje Norderhaug

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