[plt-dev] request for typed library

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Mar 17 08:39:51 EDT 2009

We need one of three things:

  -- Kathy's test engine
  -- SchemeUnit
  -- Eli's test-->>>>#$%^^&*&

in Typed Scheme. Tests are indispensable, no matter how many types  
you have in a program -- Matthias

On Mar 17, 2009, at 12:02 AM, Sam TH wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 8:37 PM, Kathy Gray  
> <kathryn.gray at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>> On 17 Mar 2009, at 12:30:42, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
>>> I'd like the textual part of htdp/testing to be turned into a typed
>>> library. If it is, is it checked in? -- Matthias
>> htdp/testing is deprecated and, as I keep saying, should disappear  
>> when
>> there are no more requirements on it.
>> The functions provided by htdp/testing are actually implemented by
>> test-engine/scheme-tests.ss, which is what anyone using htdp/ 
>> testing should
>> be using now instead. I don't know if the implementation could be  
>> turned
>> into a typed library.
> Is there a plan for a library to be used by programs that aren't
> written in the teaching languages?  `check-expect' is nicely
> lightweight, but it's hard to recommend its use when it has no
> non-teaching-language documentation or module.
> I think the last time I looked, it wouldn't be too hard to make a  
> typed version.
> -- 
> sam th
> samth at ccs.neu.edu

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