[plt-dev] language dialog

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Fri Jan 29 11:55:43 EST 2010

On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 10:51 AM, Grant Rettke <grettke at acm.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 3:42 PM, Robby Findler
> <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>> Matthew suggested a change to the language dialog that I've just now
>> checked in. Please give it a try and let me know what you think.
> That is a good message for people who already grok the PLT multi-language thing.
> You know you guys took the 80% scenario that a single file contained a
> single module and made it easier for those users some time ago. You
> should take the 80% scenario for the language used, whatever it is,
> and default to the behavior that if there is no #lang line.
> Suppose it is 'scheme', maybe there is a good case for it, most
> inexperienced people use
> that one, and so do experienced once, and if you aren't using it then
> you already grok the whole multi-language thing. You guys know the
> most about user scenarios.

Sorry Grant: are you saying that this isn't a good message for people
who don't grok the PLT multi-language thing? I'm not quite getting
what you're driving at here.


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