[plt-dev] Re: renaming programs in the distribution

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Mon Apr 19 14:55:09 EDT 2010

On Monday, April 19, 2010, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> Granted, using `rico' for the command-line tool instead of the name
> `racket' is a little awkward, but that's yet another set of issues to
> balance. The name `racket' seems long to me as a prefix, compared to
> `rico', but it's not much longer. And maybe the executable currently
> called `racket' (and we really have to have that standalone executable
> for starting scripts, etc.) should be `racketrun' or something after
> all, even though that doesn't fit with the `java' and `perl' and
> `python and `ruby' precedents.

FWIW Haskell does this something like the racketrun approach so there
is some precedent, but perhaps we're better following convention here
(depending on how we move forward with "rico").


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