Re: [racket-dev] [plt] Push #23129: master branch updated

2011-07-26 Thread Jon Rafkind
On 07/26/2011 10:57 AM, Eli Barzilay wrote: 25 minutes ago, rafk...@racket-lang.org wrote: 4e8e184 Jon Rafkind rafk...@racket-lang.org 2011-07-24 16:43 : | add lexer for honu : A collects/honu/core/read.rkt Is the C code going away? That is the hope.

[racket-dev] Racket on Rockets

2011-07-26 Thread Jay McCarthy
I was recently telling some people that I thought 'Ruby on Rails' was mostly an ORM plus a set of default dispatching rules with convenient ways of extending the defaults. I don't have a lot of expertise on the ORM side, but I think Snooze would probably be awesome and my MongoDB-backed structs

[racket-dev] drracket fails to start up properly

2011-07-26 Thread Matthias Felleisen
built from scratch this morning error messages: [1] 847 [:~/Git/Ingenious] matthias% send: target is not an object: #f for method: change-children === context === /Users/matthias/plt/collects/racket/private/class-internal.rkt:4601:0: obj-error

Re: [racket-dev] drracket fails to start up properly

2011-07-26 Thread Robby Findler
It will be a bit before I can look into this, but I guess that if you throw away your prefs it will start up (or even just edit them and throw out the language level setting). Or it may even start up on a second try, depending on what is actually going wrong there. Robby On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at

Re: [racket-dev] [plt] Push #23119: master branch updated

2011-07-26 Thread Jay McCarthy
On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 12:38 AM, Eli Barzilay e...@barzilay.org wrote: Some comments: (1) why `se-path' and not some `xexpr-path'? The 's' was intended to be 'simple' (2) also, it looks bad to use a keyword to look for something that is    a symbols.  How about something like: '(form

Re: [racket-dev] [plt] Push #23119: master branch updated

2011-07-26 Thread Eli Barzilay
An hour ago, Jay McCarthy wrote: On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 12:38 AM, Eli Barzilay e...@barzilay.org wrote: Some comments: (1) why `se-path' and not some `xexpr-path'? The 's' was intended to be 'simple' As long as it deals with xexprs, I prefer the more obvious name. (I definitely would

[racket-dev] A basic package system

2011-07-26 Thread Jay McCarthy
Eli and I had a very useful conversation last night and we realized that a lot of the ideal package system we are imagining is within our reach very quickly. Today I made a demonstration of our ideas: https://github.com/jeapostrophe/exp/tree/master/pkgs There's a README there. Once you read it,

Re: [racket-dev] A basic package system

2011-07-26 Thread Matthias Felleisen
It's probably just me, but this readme is a bit too dense. [I know the first bit. That's why I pushed the two-step. I know a bit more from Eli. But that's an accident.] On Jul 26, 2011, at 5:49 PM, Jay McCarthy wrote: Eli and I had a very useful conversation last night and we realized that

[racket-dev] Pre-Release Checklist for v5.1.2, Second Call

2011-07-26 Thread Ryan Culpepper
Checklist items for the v5.1.2 release (using the v5.1.1.900 release candidate build) Search for your name to find relevant items, reply when you finish an item (please indicate which item/s is/are done). Also, if you have any commits that should have been picked, make sure that the changes