[racket-dev] proposal: `data' collection

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Wed Jun 30 22:33:44 EDT 2010

On Jun 30, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
> Your mail raises two separate issues in my mind: 
> 1. I am beginning to think that some of our collects need a
>    PURPOSE.txt file. Specifically, all collects that don't have a
>    primary owner should specify such a file. I requested this when
>    you proposed unstable and introduced it, and I don't see, and I
>    think it may help with discussions such as this one now.
>    The file should concisely describe what things should go into the
>    collection and what quality standards it should satisfy.

I now think that this is also a symptom of the same problem.  In fact,
unstable itself would work much better if it could have sub-packages
rather than a big all-or-nothing ball of code.

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
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