I've made updates (below) based on your suggestions, and the overall effect
1. The use of asdr fixed the choppiness, although I don't really understand
what I'm doing. [I understand that asdr stands for
Count me in as a person who renames racket installations without spaces.
It is more prudent to design file names without special characters,
escapes, or quotes. Otherwise, any shell script that might otherwise work
on most unix file names may fail. It's just not worth the hassle guessing
Thanks so much Mr. Williams.
I posted that last item then disappeared - I had one of my CPA exams (I
failed, but i always think that after an exam) & just had to force myself
not to check my email for a couple of days.
I hope it didn't take you too long.
Unless, like me, you program like some
Oops forgot to cc: users. Dan, if you respond, could you respond to this one
rather than the one I sent only to you? Sorry.
> Begin forwarded message:
> From: John Clements
> Subject: Re: [racket-users] Mozart's Musical dice with rsound
> Date: March 29, 2018
I think you are trying to solve the wrong problem. If people want to use a
command-line tool they should know how to use the command line first. They
don't have to know every arcane feature of the Bourne Shell, but knowing to
escape spaces or quote strings is the bare minimum. Think about it
For fun, I've written a program to synthesise random compositions based on
Mozart's musical dice procedure, with results played courtesy of rsound.
See this Daily Programmer challenge for background:
David Storrs writes:
> Second the desire for this not to be the case. Personally, my
> solution is just to rename the folder after installing it. I am
> currently working with binaries from
FWIW, I make a symlink (with no spaces in
My company, Biomantica, is working on an SBIR grant application and we would
like to be able to include statements from people who would be willing to do
Racket contract work for us contingent on our getting the grant. What we
really need is just to show that we have people we can call on who
The time set by it is correct (current)
On Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 1:55:19 PM UTC+2, Matthew Flatt wrote:
> How about a direct use of `file-or-directory-modify-seconds`? Does
> (file-or-directory-modify-seconds "test-file" (current-seconds))
> on an existing "test-file" set the
How about a direct use of `file-or-directory-modify-seconds`? Does
(file-or-directory-modify-seconds "test-file" (current-seconds))
on an existing "test-file" set the timestamp on "test-file" to the
At Thu, 29 Mar 2018 04:38:23 -0700 (PDT), Greg Trzeciak wrote:
> You are right -
You are right - sample cached file I tried has a timestamp of 12:50 while
unpacked files frome cached are all with timestamp 13:50
On Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 1:29:11 PM UTC+2, Matthew Flatt wrote:
> At Thu, 29 Mar 2018 04:09:00 -0700 (PDT), Greg Trzeciak wrote:
> > Here are some tests
At Thu, 29 Mar 2018 04:09:00 -0700 (PDT), Greg Trzeciak wrote:
> Here are some tests and observations
> * The problem doesn't appear outside of raco pkg (ie: git clone uses
> correct dates, writing files from racket - also correct)
> * cache file for downloaded content is correctly timestamped
This is a continuation of the previous
the title of this one is more appropriate to the problem.
On my Windows 10 machine all packages are downloaded and the files are
timestamped +1h or +2h into the future (in
It fails the following case, too:
(define foo-image [ [Insert] - [Insert Image...] in DrRacket ])
(on-draw (lambda (s) foo-image
The file "foo.rkt" is runnable.
But, the compiled executable "foo.exe" displays the
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