[plt-scheme] Inadequate indentation facility in MrEd/DrScheme

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Wed Jun 18 23:32:26 EDT 2008

You mean as opposed to the indentation customization options?


On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 10:58 PM, James Russell <j.russell at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> Are there any plans to overhaul the built-in indentation facility in
> MrEd/DrScheme, perhaps providing more flexible customization
> alternatives?
> At this point it seems manifestly inadequate, in that there is no way
> to make it correctly indent what are now standard syntactic forms,
> like (the immensely cool) 'for/fold'; where 'correctly' is defined
> either by 'how it's done in the manual', or 'what a lisp person might
> expect'.
> The situation is, of course, just as bad for any macros that I might
> care to define that don't fit the begin/define/lambda indentation
> patterns.
> And, yes, I can just use emacs, but that's not really the point.
> -James Russell
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