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

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Jun 28 11:25:32 EDT 2011

On Jun 28, 2011, at 11:23 AM, Eli Barzilay wrote:

> 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.

Perhaps it's too complicated. 

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