[racket-dev] [racket-bug] all/11166: stepper index off by one

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Sep 7 16:00:27 EDT 2010

The search command got changed a little while ago, I think. :)

But I think you should got from 1/n to n/n. (The text search is a
little more complex because you can be before or after the first /
last hit.)


On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 2:34 PM, John Clements <clements at brinckerhoff.org> wrote:
> On Sep 7, 2010, at 6:56 AM, mlsmith at cs.vassar.edu wrote:
>> A new problem report is waiting at
>>  http://bugs.racket-lang.org/query/?cmd=view&pr=11166
>> Reported by Marc Smith for release: 5.0.1
>> *** Description:
>> When stepping through a program in BSL, the stepper shows current progress, e.g.,
>> 0/3, 1/3, 2/3
>> But since the step numbers start at 0, the progress only goes to (n-1)/n, and not n/n when the user has stepped through the entire program.
>> I didn't notice this situation, but my students did during class, which became their first lesson in 0-based indexing (for better or worse).
>> Thanks! Marc
> That was a deliberate choice, though I could be convinced that it was the wrong one; I think I was trying to mirror the behavior of the current "search" command.
> Any other opinions?
> John
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