[plt-scheme] Emacs modes and s-expression comments

From: Carl Eastlund (carl.eastlund at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Feb 15 17:27:57 EST 2006

DrScheme could, oh no, include the useful editor features I've come to
rely on like custom keybinds and split windows.  But it doesn't.  So
I'm sad either way.

Besides, DrScheme isn't a general editor.  If I want to edit my Scheme
program, the Java program I'm porting it from, the corresponding
doc.txt file, and the LaTeX document where I write up the results... I
can open 4 different programs, or one.  I choose one.  That's the real

On 2/15/06, Matthias Felleisen <matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> You could, oh no, switch to drscheme :-)
> On Feb 15, 2006, at 4:19 PM, Eli Barzilay wrote:
> > On Feb 15, Carl Eastlund wrote:
> >> I use emacs and "quack" mode for editing Scheme source.  It's nice
> >> overall, but "#;" comments confuse it - it considers them line
> >> comments, and they ruin parenthesis-matching for entire files.  Does
> >> anyone know of a good fix, workaround, a version of quack that
> >> understands these, or a better emacs mode I should be using for
> >> Scheme?  Thanks.

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