Sexpr comments are interesting because people want them to act mostly like sexprs -- for indentation, and for structural editing/display like paredit or rainbow-parens.
At most they should look like comments. Or not even that. As this thread shows. :) Another use case (that Mattias might not love) is somewhere for "usage examples" to live during middle age. - The usage examples are born when you casually type them into the REPL. - They get copied to the file, so that, as you refine what they call, they run to show the results you hopefully expect. - Before graduation to some initial commit, people often sexpr-comment them out. They can still be run via something like C-x C-e or C-M-x. - Eventually, if the examples are good, ought they be moved to test, srcdoc, and/or examples submodules? Probably someday yes. But retirement planning is hard work and people often postpone this. :) TL;DR sexpr comments are sometimes used for things that TDD folks might write up-front as formal tests. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.