(define _*call* (arc-eval '(table)))
But, I think I like your approach better.
templates*, bar*, hooks*
arcdir*, logdir*, quitsrv*, breaksrv*, srv-noisy*, srvthreads*, threadlimit*, threadlife*, ...
I don't really care that much, (at least not enough to bother changing it), just thought we might want to follow pg's conventions (in so far as those conventions exist).