I'm very interested in the prop:struct-field-info property. Is there any
documentation on it? I notice docs.racket-lang.org still says 7.7 up at the
Thanks to everyone for this release!
On Monday, August 3, 2020 at 12:19:57 PM UTC-5 johnbclements wrote:
> This release announcement mistakenly omitted two important contributors:
> Tim Brown, and Dionna Amalie Glaze. Many thanks for their help!
> John Clements
> > On Aug 3, 2020, at 09:35, John Clements
> > Racket version 7.8 is now available from
> > https://racket-lang.org/
> > * Racket CS may become the default Racket implementation in the next
> > release. With the improvements in this release, Racket CS provides all
> > of the functionality of Racket BC (the current default
> > implementation). If, between this release and the next, no bugs are
> > discovered in Racket CS that are more serious than those typically
> > discovered in Racket BC, then Racket CS will become the default for
> > the next release.
> > * Racket CS supports AArch32 and AArch64, including places and
> > futures. The implementation should be considered experimental in this
> > initial release.
> > * Racket CS supports an "incremental" garbage-collection mode that can
> > eliminate long GC pauses for some applications, such as animations and
> > interactive games.
> > * Racket CS unboxes local floating-point arithmetic (like Racket BC).
> > * DrRacket's spell check features lower overhead and has fewer bugs.
> > * Web Server performance under high concurrency is [better by up to an
> > order of magnitude](https://github.com/racket/web-server/pull/94/).
> > The Web Server is also more resistant to clients attempting to use
> > unconstrained resources.
> > * The math library includes the Kronecker product.
> > * Windows supports finer granularity for `sleep` when sleeping for short
> > periods of time, improving performance in animation.
> > * The new prop:struct-field-info property provides static information
> > about field names.
> > * Debugging context in Racket CS is limited to 64,000 frames
> > (approximately the same as Racket BC). This reduces the time taken to
> > handle out-of-memory failures.
> > * In `plot`, the legend font and the plot font can be controlled
> > independently, and error-bars have an `#:invert?` option.
> > * The plot and math libraries have new maintainers: Alex Harsányi for
> > plot and Pavel Pancheka and Jens Axel Søgaard for math.
> > The following people contributed to this release:
> > Alex Harsányi, Alex Knauth, Alexander Shopov, Alexis King, Andrew Kent,
> > Andrew Mauer-Oats, Atharva Raykar, Ben Greenman, Benjamin Yeung, Bert De
> > Ketelaere, Bogdan Popa, David Christiansen, David Florness, Diego
> > Crespo, Fred Fu, Gary Baumgartner, Georges Dupéron, Gustavo Massaccesi,
> > J. Ian Johnson, Jack Firth, Jay McCarthy, Jens Axel Søgaard, Jesse
> > Alama, John Clements, Laurent Orseau, Leif Andersen, Luka Hadži-Đokić,
> > Marc, Matthew Butterick, Matthew Flatt, Matthew Parris, Matthew Turland,
> > Matthias Felleisen, Michael Ballantyne, Mike Sperber, Noah W M, Paulo
> > Matos, Pavel Panchekha, Philip McGrath, Raphael Das Gupta, Reuben
> > Thomas, Ricardo Herdt, Robby Findler, Ryan Culpepper, Sam
> > Tobin-Hochstadt, Sancho McCann, Sorawee Porncharoenwase, Spencer
> > Florence, Stephen De Gabrielle, Syntacticlosure, frogbird, kryptine,
> > rsiddharth, and yurkobb
> > Feedback Welcome
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