On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 10:11:06AM -0400, Matthias Felleisen wrote: > Many of you noticed that DrRacket v5.2.1 refused to launch today, March 26. > We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. > > The problem is due to a so-called "Easter egg", which is a visual surprise > that one developer builds into the code for the others and our users -- a > tradition going back to the early days of our project. The bug affects only > DrRacket, no other Racket software. > > As far as version 5.2.1 is concerned, it will disappear tomorrow, but it > will return later this year. For the upcoming release -- due out before > the next "easter egg" date -- we will either install much more reliable > test methods for the Easter eggs or we will remove them entirely.
I vote to keep the easter eggs. Software will always break, abit of fun does the psyche good. _________________________ Racket Developers list: http://lists.racket-lang.org/dev