Would convert-syntax-error and convert-compile-time-error work? Sure
they are macros, but wrapped up in a nice way.
On Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM, Sage Gerard <zyrolast...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Still working the koans project and am hitting a design snag. My expected UX
> is that you clone the repo, run racket koans/all.rkt, and then see nothing
> but failing unit tests for you to fix. But since some exercises have
> unbound module identifiers or related errors, an abort prevents rackunit
> from printing a full report.
> "Well Sage, why don't you write tests that actually run?" Great question!
> But if you look at that linked module you can see what I think is a clear,
> concise exercise where checking in unbound identifiers seemed reasonable at
> the time. I wanted someone to see that Racket was generating all of these
> identifiers and write the corresponding struct definition.
> After wresting with various combinations of (with-handlers), (check-exn),
> (fail), (module), and (call/prompt), I found that modules too picky about
> where they are defined for me to simply catch an unbound identifier error,
> and I wasn't liking how much noise I might be introducing in the koan
> I'm starting to think writing these kind of exercises in a friendly way is
> only possible with macros, but before I go that far, is it possible for me
> to catch a module-level unbound identifier error and print a rackunit
> failure outright without distracting the student?
> I'd appreciate feedback on the design here too, since I have to pick a
> direction to handle this kind of problem project-wide.
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