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

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Apr 21 09:56:06 EDT 2010

On Apr 21, 2010, at 9:51 AM, Matthew Flatt wrote:

> Yes, I advocate adding `scribble' and `slideshow' commands to
> `racket-tool', although I also think that we should leave the existing
> Scribble and Slideshow executables.

I have a preference for rt scribble, etc.

> DrRacket isn't a command-line tool; it's a GUI alternative to
> `racket-tool' (and more than that, of course). Also, it already has
> "Racket" in its name.

We should have a real GUI command 'thing'. Something that
is kind of like a file finder for a regular OS but a command
finder in our world. It should of course be extensible so that
we can plug in other tools.

-- Matthias

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