Re: [racket-users] Questions about working on DrRacket and gui

2020-06-21 Thread Yuki Lee
If you wrote a note or blog while reading the code, please share it with 
me, thank you.

在 2020年5月6日星期三 UTC+8下午5:50:42,Dexter Lagan写道:
>
>   Couple years ago I developed an IDE for NewLISP called NewIDE using a 
> commercial tool called Xojo. It was supposed to become NewLISP's official 
> IDE. I had to put the project on pause because of work and family, and at 
> the same time I switched to Racket, hence my interest. It had replicated 
> most of DrRacket's basic functions apart from the debugger and profiler, 
> but was much faster (native controls + LLVM). I have plenty of time on my 
> hands lately, and I'll take a couple hours each day to analyze DrRacket and 
> see where I can reduce delays and improve responsiveness. Who knows, it 
> might pay off.
>
> After a quick first pass over each module, what DrRacket's source needs is 
> :
> 1) a detailed description of what each module does;
> 2) a description of what each function/class does, methods and properties 
> etc. I don't see a lot of comments at the moment.
>
>   I'll gladly volunteer to write those. I'll annotate the code as I go 
> through it, and I'll push it to a new github when I have enough of it 
> documented. If the DrRacket's authors are happy with the result, we'll 
> merge?
>
>   As for the delay, I'm sure there's a callback somewhere which launches 
> the context-sensitive help, or loads the docs in the background like you 
> said. There's gotta be a way to move this loading time somewhere more 
> appropriate, like say during the init splash, or at the very least display 
> a loading dialog box to inform the user.
>
> Let me know what you think,
>
> Dex
>
> On Tue, May 5, 2020 at 6:17 PM Robby Findler  > wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, May 5, 2020 at 10:36 AM Gustavo Massaccesi > > wrote:
>>
>>> I try to encourage people to participate, but be careful because this 
>>> task is probably too big for a first contribution. GUI is difficult, 
>>> DrRacket has a lot of moving parts, and opening DrRacket inside DrRacket is 
>>> possible but weird.
>>>
>>>
>> +1
>>  
>>
>>> I think the guess of Matthew is correct, it´s a problem with the blue 
>>> arrow with the docs. There is no pause while you type numbers but when you 
>>> type a letter or +-*/... there is a pause of 1 or 2 seconds.
>>>
>>> I didn't see the code but my guess is that the docs are loaded lazily in 
>>> a thread and when DrRackets see something like an identifier it waits until 
>>> the thread is ready. It would be nice if the blue arrow is disabled until 
>>> the docs are completely loaded lazily. I think Robby can tell if I'm 
>>> correct and how hard is to fix this.
>>>
>>>
>> Definitely sounds like an extremely actionable hypothesis to investigate 
>> and, if it turns out to be correct, I guess it should be a simple matter of 
>> programming to do what you're suggesting.
>>
>> Robby
>>
>>

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Re: [racket-users] about 《Revenge of the Son of the Li sp Machine》 Appendix

2020-06-21 Thread Yuki Lee
thanks for the reply!
I'm sorry I didn't specify the version and OS of the racket, it works very 
well, thank you.


在 2020年6月20日星期六 UTC+8下午7:43:46,Matthew Flatt写道:
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> At Fri, 19 Jun 2020 20:25:47 -0700 (PDT), Yuki Lee wrote: 
> > https://www2.ccs.neu.edu/racket/pubs/icfp99-ffkf.pdf 
> > 
> > I have read this paper. 
> > I encountered a problem when I tried to run the code at the end. 
>
> Unfortunately, that code that pre-dates the current Racket module 
> system, so it did not keep running for very long. 
>
> Enclosed is a somewhat modernized version of the code that should run 
> in recent (last 15-20 years?) Racket. 
>
>
> Matthew 
>
>

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