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

From: Carl Eastlund (carl.eastlund at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Feb 15 19:13:00 EST 2006

On 2/15/06, Robby Findler <robby at cs.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> Carl, please first read the DrScheme manual before you make such
> claims. You're wrong on both points in your first paragraph.

Last I had checked those did not exist; it has been a couple of years
so I apologize.  I don't immediately understand the keybinding options
but I'll look into it.  The split window option isn't what I meant but
I see that at least something is there.

> That said, I don't care if you like Emacs or whatever. This mailing
> list is not the place for such debates. Please join the PLT bashers on
> the IRC channel and leave this forum to people who want to get real
> work done.

Please don't call me a PLT basher.  I understand you want to stay on
topic, but I'm not the one who invited comparison of Emacs to
DrScheme.  I was given a suggestion I considered unhelpful.  I know it
was well-intentioned and that Matthias understands the DrScheme/Emacs
tradeoff, but I think it was completely fair for me to point out why
that option doesn't work for me and what it would take to improve
DrScheme so that it would be.

I apologize if I was misunderstood, but please do not namecall.  I am
not badmouthing anyone for using, or implementing, PLT Scheme, and
nothing I have done is "bashing".  I'm perfectly happy to drop the


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