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

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Tue Jun 28 11:23:22 EDT 2011

10 minutes ago, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
> On Jun 28, 2011, at 10:04 AM, Eli Barzilay wrote:
> > Regardless of this, you're missing the main problem.  If you're in
> > drracket (or in a racket repl), you won't get to `set-car!', unless
> > you explicitly search everything.  But the problem is when the neabies
> > just points their browsers to doc.racket-lang.org/search/ and look for
> > stuff -- then, in that case, no context is possible.
> Good argument. 
> But when you create the docs from our code base you could 
> show which languages don't collaborate with which libraries. 

Yeah, that's doable -- as well as some search operator for which
language you want to use as your context.  There's something very
similar there now -- and I think that in practice nobody uses it.

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

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