[racket-dev] Downloading DrRacket for Mac is hard?

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Fri Aug 12 18:16:24 EDT 2011

Yesterday, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
> I am happy to see that we are looking for solutions to a problem.
> I think we should use everything we can to make the best possible
> guess. Then we should use English language to inform people that we
> made a best possible guess and that there are alternatives. But this
> language must be extremely non-scary to BEGINNERS.

+2.  This is why I prefer just an emphasized download button.  Trying
to come up with some explanation about this being a guess and "check
below if you think it's wrong" is going to confuse people more than

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
                    http://barzilay.org/                   Maze is Life!

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