> I agree that tree shaking has generally not been found to be terribly
> useful. It is raised as a reply to people who complain about having all
> of Lisp in their program, but even back in the days when machines had
> about 0.l% as much memory as they do now, hardly anyone actually used
> the capability that CMUCL had, even though it worked fairly well. Lisp
> has not grown nearly as fast as memory sizes.
While I agree with that idea, there is one important detail --
the target audience is likely to be much more mainstream, and more picky
as such, than it was back in the day.
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