Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Robby Findler
I like the idea, but I think our twitter feed and blog aren't updated enough. Robby On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 11:34 PM, Asumu Takikawa as...@ccs.neu.edu wrote: Hi all, Currently, the Racket home page is really nice, but it leaves a significant amount of vertical space unused that could be used

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Norman Gray
Greetings. On 2011 Dec 20, at 05:34, Asumu Takikawa wrote: Currently, the Racket home page is really nice, but it leaves a significant amount of vertical space unused that could be used to communicate information. ...or which could be used, as now, to project authority and decisiveness.

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Sam Tobin-Hochstadt
I like the idea too, but I think we should bring more content from other parts of the site to the front page. The Ruby home page [http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/] has most of our participate section on the front page, for example. The Clojure home page [http://clojure.org/] does a nice job with

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Matthias Felleisen
Asumu, thanks for the effort. I like the width of the Ruby and Clojure pages -- space on each side is good. I really like the highlighting of the sample code on the Ruby page. I prefer our organization of sample code, and I wish we could run some of these in Danny's compiler. I like the

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Tony Garnock-Jones
On 2011-12-20 4:07 AM, Robby Findler wrote: I like the idea, but I think our twitter feed and blog aren't updated enough. When we decided to put a twitter feed on the rabbitmq.com homepage, we went with simply including *any tweet mentioning rabbitmq*. This has its upside and its downside, of

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread David Van Horn
On 12/20/11 8:02 AM, Tony Garnock-Jones wrote: On 2011-12-20 4:07 AM, Robby Findler wrote: I like the idea, but I think our twitter feed and blog aren't updated enough. When we decided to put a twitter feed on the rabbitmq.com homepage, we went with simply including *any tweet mentioning

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Sam Tobin-Hochstadt
On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Matthias Felleisen matth...@ccs.neu.edu wrote: I do NOT like pages that have text below my laptop screen 'fold'. My eyes do glaze over. And I am off the page quickly. The important questions about this are: 1. Does it affect your attention to the

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Matthias Felleisen
On Dec 20, 2011, at 8:08 AM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote: On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Matthias Felleisen matth...@ccs.neu.edu wrote: I do NOT like pages that have text below my laptop screen 'fold'. My eyes do glaze over. And I am off the page quickly. The important questions about

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Eli Barzilay
5 hours ago, Norman Gray wrote: Greetings. On 2011 Dec 20, at 05:34, Asumu Takikawa wrote: Currently, the Racket home page is really nice, but it leaves a significant amount of vertical space unused that could be used to communicate information. ...or which could be used, as now,

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread John Clements
On Dec 20, 2011, at 8:08 AM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote: On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Matthias Felleisen matth...@ccs.neu.edu wrote: I do NOT like pages that have text below my laptop screen 'fold'. My eyes do glaze over. And I am off the page quickly. The important questions about

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Asumu Takikawa
On 2011-12-20 08:02:15 -0500, Matthias Felleisen wrote: I do NOT like pages that have text below my laptop screen 'fold'. My eyes do glaze over. And I am off the page quickly. Taking some feedback into account, here's a second mockup: http://www.ccs.neu.edu/home/asumu/racket-home-3/ It leaves

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Eli Barzilay
30 minutes ago, Asumu Takikawa wrote: On 2011-12-20 08:02:15 -0500, Matthias Felleisen wrote: I do NOT like pages that have text below my laptop screen 'fold'. My eyes do glaze over. And I am off the page quickly. Taking some feedback into account, here's a second mockup:

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Matthew Flatt
At Tue, 20 Dec 2011 13:11:35 -0500, Asumu Takikawa wrote: On 2011-12-20 08:02:15 -0500, Matthias Felleisen wrote: I do NOT like pages that have text below my laptop screen 'fold'. My eyes do glaze over. And I am off the page quickly. Taking some feedback into account, here's a second

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Neil Van Dyke
Eli Barzilay wrote at 12/20/2011 01:45 PM: and there no sane way to debug it other than viewing it in all browsers. Asumu, it seems like you're on a good track, but after you get the layout how you like it in your browser, I don't envy you the cross-browser testing to which Eli refers. :)

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Sam Tobin-Hochstadt
On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 2:00 PM, Neil Van Dyke n...@neilvandyke.org wrote: Eli Barzilay wrote at 12/20/2011 01:45 PM: and there no sane way to debug it other than viewing it in all browsers. Asumu, it seems like you're on a good track, but after you get the layout how you like it in your

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Eli Barzilay
Just now, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote: On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 2:00 PM, Neil Van Dyke n...@neilvandyke.org wrote: Eli Barzilay wrote at 12/20/2011 01:45 PM: and there no sane way to debug it other than viewing it in all browsers. Asumu, it seems like you're on a good track, but after you

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Sam Tobin-Hochstadt
On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 2:10 PM, Eli Barzilay e...@barzilay.org wrote: Just now, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote: On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 2:00 PM, Neil Van Dyke n...@neilvandyke.org wrote: Eli Barzilay wrote at 12/20/2011 01:45 PM: and there no sane way to debug it other than viewing it in all

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Neil Van Dyke
Matthias Felleisen wrote at 12/20/2011 08:02 AM: I wouldn't mind a second Racket site that has some of what Asumu proposes, say Racket-fans.org BTW, I recently registered racket-club.{org,com}, mainly for the humor potential. If there is a site that someone has been aching to see

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Vincent St-Amour
At Tue, 20 Dec 2011 13:45:26 -0500, Eli Barzilay wrote: (c) I'd get rid of the why racket section -- I don't see anything there that doesn't induce yawnage, I disagree. This paragraph advertizes our high-quality libraries and IDE. Both of these are great selling points, and our current website

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Eli Barzilay
50 minutes ago, Vincent St-Amour wrote: At Tue, 20 Dec 2011 13:45:26 -0500, Eli Barzilay wrote: (c) I'd get rid of the why racket section -- I don't see anything there that doesn't induce yawnage, I disagree. This paragraph advertizes our high-quality libraries and IDE. Both of these are

Re: [racket-dev] Racket home page proposal

2011-12-20 Thread Vincent St-Amour
At Tue, 20 Dec 2011 15:28:54 -0500, Eli Barzilay wrote: I'm not opposed to having *some* Why Racket? text, just to the particular text: I agree with most of your points about the specifics of the text. | Based on over 15 years of research and practical experience, *yawn* On the one hand,

[racket-dev] Email encoding in net/sendmail

2011-12-20 Thread Eli Barzilay
I've revised `net/sendmail', with one noticeable change where it now encodes the sender/subject/recipient strings if they contain non-ascii characters. (This is fine for existing uses that already do that before calling sendmail, since the quoted string will not have such characters.) But this

Re: [racket-dev] Email encoding in net/sendmail

2011-12-20 Thread YC
On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 1:22 PM, Eli Barzilay e...@barzilay.org wrote: 2. There is still an issue with non-ascii content in the body. Digging around, it seems to me that the easiest way to make it work is to always add a Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit header. Does anyone know if this

Re: [racket-dev] Email encoding in net/sendmail

2011-12-20 Thread YC
On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 1:37 PM, YC yinso.c...@gmail.com wrote: By default content are encrypted either via quote-printable or base64, with the content-transfer-encoding set accordingly. I meant encoded instead of encrypted. Cheers, yc _ For