[racket-dev] [racket] getting symbol documentation URL quickly within Emacs

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Jun 28 09:46:23 EDT 2011

On Jun 28, 2011, at 3:00 AM, Eli Barzilay wrote:

> "I feel lucky" thing is not going to be a useful feature.
> It can work nicely in cases where bindings are relatively unique (for
> example, `get-impure-port'), but getting it to do the right thing for
> common names (like `cons') will be challenging, since you don't want
> someone who works in the r6rs language to keep being frustrated by
> getting the wrong docs.

I guess one of the language properties should be 

 (1) constrain the doc search process so that forms are only found in this language and in libraries 
 (2) things from libraries can be excluded from specific languages because we know they won't run 

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