[plt-scheme] Re: case-sensitive reader by default

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Apr 27 21:08:24 EDT 2004

On Apr 27, 2004, at 9:00 PM, Felix Klock's PLT scheme proxy wrote:

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> 2. It seems to me, since any trained user will know the way to get the 
> behavior they desire out of their Scheme programming system, that the 
> default behavior should be the one that is most intuitive for the 
> ***UNTRAINED*** user.  So perhaps this poll is going out to the wrong 
> people?

Some day a lot of the people who use plain mzscheme will come from the 
beginner languages in drscheme. We made those case sensitive. So they 
should expect that the default behavior is just like those languages 
that they came from.

> Or perhaps the votes of PLT veterans should only count 2/3's?  (I'm 
> being almost completely facetious here...)

You wish. -- Matthias :-)

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