[plt-dev] renaming programs in the distribution

From: Carl Eastlund (cce at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Apr 21 08:50:49 EDT 2010

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 8:43 AM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> Since the vote is split evenly between 1A and 3, I think that 1B is the
> right compromise:
>  * It keeps `racket' as a REPL plus program launcher.
>  * It puts "racket" into the command program's name.
>  * It avoids fragile heuristics on filenames versus commands.
> The name `racket-tool' is too long for me, but after aliasing `rt' to
> `racket-tool' (and `r' to `racket') in my shell, I expect to be
> completely happy with 1B.

We could always go with the long-standing tradition of <lang>c for
compilers and call it racketc.


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