[plt-dev] language dialog

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Fri Jan 29 14:37:11 EST 2010

On Jan 29, Robby Findler wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 1:29 PM, Carl Eastlund
> <carl.eastlund at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm not proposing removing any of our current options, nor using
> > the "bait and switch" technique for any language except the ones
> > that we only support via #lang.  The student languages should stay
> > separate from Module, and anyone who wants Module should be able
> > to get it (by that or another descriptive name).  But some
> > languages people are looking for, that they might not think fall
> > under "Module", I don't see any reason not to provide by name: PLT
> > Scheme, Typed Scheme, R6RS, etc.

There is no such list of names yet.  It's also not clear how to
construct such names -- like `#lang at-exp typed-scheme' etc, or when
I get to add customization options to languages.

> The only language I see in the language dialog that appears to meet
> your criterion is Lazy Scheme. How about we just remove it from the
> language dialog instead? Or are there others?

(I don't see how that's related to what Carl said, but I should remove

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