[racket-dev] [plt] Push #24496: master branch updated

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sat Mar 31 23:48:14 EDT 2012

On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 4:49 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> Yesterday, Robby Findler wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
>> > It's cute that it's running `main' and `test' -- but I can see
>> > uses for disabling either, or wanting to run something
>> > else.  Maybe turn it from an option to control running `test' to a
>> > field with names of submodules that should be run instead?
>> Okay, I've done that (using a popup menu).
> Very nice.  Two minor points: the first thing I did was to add a
> "foo", but that just adds the option and doesn't select it; the second
> one is that once it's added, there's no way to remove it.  Both not
> too important.

Thanks. I've fixed the former (I meant to do that, actually, but
forgot), and the second I intentionally left out for now, since it
seems to clutter the GUI without too much value.

>> > (Even cuter would be to add some dropdown menu with checkboxes for
>> > each of the submodules that are found in the current definitions.)
>> In principle, I could use the online expansion stuff to do this.
>> Maybe some day.
> Something that I thought about earlier is that choosing a new
> submodule name would actually run it -- but that has a problem since
> it doesn't correspond to the main run button.  Another possibility: if
> you find submodules in the definitions, you show a button for each
> one, which results in a very nice language-based feature for running
> tests.  Could even be hooked on the "run" button, as an additional
> dropdown thing that lets you choose which part to run.

Yeah, something like that is what I had in mind after reading your
earlier comments. It would be nice.


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