[racket-dev] Adding the new plot library [was: Re: Plot?]

From: Doug Williams (m.douglas.williams at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Sep 30 08:55:27 EDT 2011

In the science and simulation collections I explicitly hid the usage of PLoT
- thus, all of the -plot routines in separate modules. The original PLoT has
always been something of a kludge - albeit a useful one - that I expected to
be replaced at some point. Bring it on!

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 4:16 AM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:

> I think concern about backward-compatibility is great.  (For example,
> moving to non-mutable pairs was painful for one of my libraries.  "#:exists"
> without backward-compatibility or static checking was annoying.)
> I have two questions:
> 1. Does anyone think that there is likely any *substantial* *current* use
> of the plotting-related C code in question that you *don't* know about?  Or
> do you probably know of all the people who might be affected, and you can
> work with them on this question?
> 2. If you want to get some C code out of core Racket, does the option of
> moving it to PLaneT simplify things?
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