[plt-scheme] automarking again

From: Robby Findler (robby.findler at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Jan 12 23:16:24 EST 2007

Maybe the handin server is the right place to start to build a library
of functions for things like what PR is trying to do?


On 1/12/07, Prabhakar Ragde <plragde at uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> Eli Barzilay wrote:
> > Did you consider using the handin server & client?  Besides the
> > submission thing, it can test and reject if tests fail, or show
> > warnings, or record test results.
> It's still overkill for me. We have a working electronic submission
> system which my academic support staff understand. To use the handin
> server and client, I'd have to get students to install the plugin, run
> the PLT Web server, and most importantly, understand how it all works so
> I can configure it, adapt it to our peculiar local customs, and fix
> anything that goes wrong. Right now I have ways of getting student code
> into individual directories, one for each student, containing assignment
> directories and individual questions within them. I just need to run
> their code, with my tests, in the appropriate language level, and record
> the output.
> I've been looking at your utils.ss but I can only dimly understand bits
> of what it is doing. Threads seem to be involved, and namespaces, both
> of which I know very little about.
> I think I will try to wrap student code in a module declaration with
> requires to get me access to I/O. I thought I could build a sequence of
> arguments to mzscheme but it appears not. --PR
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