[plt-scheme] comprehensive list of PLT Scheme functions (DrScheme big)

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Feb 14 17:50:13 EST 2007

It sounds like we should provide this simple service automatically.
This isn't the first time we have seen this question. -- Matthias

On Feb 14, 2007, at 5:28 PM, Jacob Matthews wrote:

> I don't believe that there's any documentation that's ordered that
> way, but there is a hack you can use to get roughly what you want: in
> most language levels other than the teaching levels, the expression
>   (namespace-mapped-symbols)
> evaluates to a list of symbols containing every defined name,
> including built-in functions and built-in syntax (as well as anything
> you've defined and a whole bunch of undocumented, esoteric stuff that
> you won't care about). If you evaluate this expression in the DrScheme
> REPL, you can look at the result, and if you want to know more about
> any item you can put your cursor on that item and hit F1. That will
> open up Help Desk and search the documentation for  whatever the
> cursor's on.
> -jacob
> On 2/14/07, Jan Theodore Galkowski <jtgalkowski at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is there a comprehensive list of PLT Scheme functions available
>> anywhere? I am looking for one akin to MIT/GNU Scheme's
>>   http://www.swiss.ai.mit.edu/projects/scheme/documentation/ 
>> scheme_toc.html#SEC_Contents
>> I know, of course, about "PLT MzScheme: Language Manual", but that  
>> seems
>> to assume a baseline of some standard Scheme implementation and talks
>> about extensions and differences.  These are fine, but I wondered if
>> there was One Stop Shopping anywhere.
>> It's a little tedious having to use MIT Scheme's reference, only  
>> to find
>> something (e.g., "fix:*") not in DrScheme, and then check the  
>> MzScheme
>> manual for things MIT Scheme doesn't have.
>> Thanks much.
>>  - Jan
>> --
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