That's actually really cool that you had both available to taste. My analogy doesn't totally fit, but the preliminary discussions of Racket2 looked enough like the preliminary discussions for New Coke to remind me of them--and to make cracking a joke about it too tempting.
In terms of the OP, I wonder if the community response would have been better if the name didn't evoke thoughts of a sequel or a redesign. Why is the name Racket2 so important, anyway? Did I miss an announcement that clarified this? Why is a core designer's idea of a canon (for lack of a better word) mixed in with a brand people associate with freedom FROM canon? Maybe I'm overthinking this. I already know that nothing in #lang racket is getting thrown out or anything. I just feel like I am getting mixed messages about why this is all happening. -slg -------- Original Message -------- On Aug 28, 2019, 11:23 PM, George Neuner wrote: > On 8/28/2019 10:56 PM, Sage Gerard wrote: >> #lang new-coke >> >> -slg > > "New Coke" was horrible ... tasted like the bastard child of Pepsi and > Dr. Pepper. > > And no matter what they claim, "Classic Coke" never was (and still > isn't) the same as the original. Classic Coke hit shelves a mere 3 > months after the original was discontinued. I had cases of original > stockpiled and was able to do side by side comparison. Classic tasted > like original diluted with extra water. Probably it was deliberately > diluted to enhance profit and they hoped no one would notice. > > YMMV, > George > > -- > 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. > To view this discussion on the web visit > https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/racket-users/d2be1ddf-9c83-2641-7e89-c2f61a993bd7%40comcast.net. -- 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. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/racket-users/3vo8nFdnB0xIR4oT5kr2-lY0USBKikSjnUAW344zx-OAIG4iCv9iD3fYQdoD2H0n1EIKP9Ni3-ZhoNsk-aG39mbXwcMq007wm-OL19HEtpU%3D%40sagegerard.com.