[plt-scheme] Using teachpacks with Mzscheme

From: Rohan Nicholls (rohan.nicholls at informaat.nl)
Date: Fri Oct 18 12:53:02 EDT 2002

Fair enough, it was worth a shot....


John Clements wrote:
> On Friday, October 18, 2002, at 11:00  AM, Rohan Nicholls wrote:
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>> I was wondering if there was a way to use the teachpacks within mzscheme.
>> I have tried putting this at the top of my file:
>> (require (lib "mred.ss" "mred"))
>> (require (lib "draw.ss" "htdp"))
>> Welcome to MzScheme version 202, Copyright (c) 1995-2002 PLT
>> > dynamic-require: unknown module: #%mred-kernel
>> > reference to uninitialized module identifier: cursor% in module: 
>> |,/usr/local/lib/plt-202/collects/mred/private/kernel|
>> >
>> I am obviously doing something wrong and am busy with the mzscheme 
>> manual, but any help would be appreciated.
> Well, your first problem is that the draw.ss teachpack uses graphical 
> primitives to draw to the screen. MzScheme as you're running it 
> explicitly excludes all graphical primitives.  For this, you'll need at 
> a minimum to be running MrEd.  Then, you'll start running into other 
> problems.  Really, it appears to me that the simplest solution is just 
> to use DrScheme.
> john

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