[plt-dev] Racket-tool bugs me; are we up for another poll?

From: Anton van Straaten (anton at appsolutions.com)
Date: Wed Apr 21 17:28:50 EDT 2010

ra ket

* Inspiration: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra-ket_notation

Jay McCarthy wrote:
> rk rkt
> rk rt
> r rt
> On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 2:51 PM, Robby Findler
> <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>> I know this message I'm about to write is a bit dangerous, but I'm
>> going to give a try because I don't have the time to really try to do
>> some brainstorming on IRC (which is what I should really do here).
>> Caveats out of the way, I'm not sure excited about having
>> "racket-tool" as a command that is mainstay of our distribution. It
>> just feels to clunky to me.
>> I mentioned this in private to Matthew and he suggested that we take a
>> re-vote, removing some of the options from the list, but I think that
>> the ordering we have already gives me a good sense of how that would
>> go.
>> So, instead, let me ask that people send me a pile of pairs of names
>> and we try another round of voting where the functionality of the
>> names is set (according to the last round of discussions), but where
>> maybe the names change.
>> So, here's a start for the pile (the first name would replace the name
>> "racket" and the second name would replace the name "racket-tool"):
>> - racket racket-tool
>> - rkt rktool
>> - racket rktool
>> - racket mousekatool
>> - racket tekcar
>> - racket moblammo (two of the meanings of racket is a silly sounding thing)
>> I'll ask for a poll sometime tomorrow when (presumably) there are no
>> more suggestions coming.
>> Robby
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