[plt-scheme] Why is Planet better than PLT archives?

From: Hans Oesterholt-Dijkema (hdnews at gawab.com)
Date: Thu Dec 29 10:36:51 EST 2005

Now I've got a question too.

Why must one use (require (planet ...)). Why not make
a more intelligent mechanism, using (require (lib ...))?

I also noticed that a plt package for --all-users, when
installed with 'planet --file ...' will get installed in the
plt scheme system collects directories.

And, what, if there's no internet connection? At my
work I noticed that (require (planet ...)) will yield
an unrecoverable error when not connected to the
internet, which I think cannot be acceptable.

Best whishes,


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