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Re: Why :USE sucks in the Common Lisp package system

From: João Távora
Subject: Re: Why :USE sucks in the Common Lisp package system
Date: Sat, 9 May 2020 22:47:52 +0100

On Sat, May 9, 2020 at 9:34 PM Michał "phoe" Herda <address@hidden> wrote:
Hi  Michał, welcome to the list, your post came up in a thread I was
participating in.

> The major issue with :USE is its ubiquity - packages :USE literally
> everything, a lot of other packages, even (and especially) code that
> they have no control over.

But don't _you_ ever use :USE it for packages that you _do_ have
control over?  Like an internal utils package?  Or a test package
that uses the package under testing?  Otherwise I agree with you
about the ":USE abuse". 

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