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Re: selective linking in Lisp

Will,  in regard to selective linking in Common Lisp, your
characterization of the response from the cleanup committee and X3J13 is

I've reviewed the mail on the topic (issue "EVAL-DEFEATS-LINKER".)  None
of the responses came close to suggesting that "selective linking isn't
worth thinking about."  However, a number of people responded that they
thought about it in a different way than you do. The specific issue was
discussed at length, and the discussion has not been brought to a

I don't think this is the appropriate forum to debate the point or  to
summarize the alternatives discussed so far.  If anyone is interested in
helping carry this topic further, I can make the mail archives