That's not how you install Quicklisp. To install Quicklisp, download and load http://beta.quicklisp.org/quicklisp.lisp into your CL. Github doesn't come into play for installation, only for hacking. I don't expect many people to hack Quicklisp like that.
If load.lisp works for you, great. I don't want to use libraries that aren't loadable via ASDF.
You're wrong about the survey. No questions were related to ASDF.