[plt-scheme] More document (newbie)

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Wed Oct 22 08:59:32 EDT 2008

Are you after a better writup in more, or are you still interested in
learning what parameterize is for yourself?


On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 7:34 AM, George Herson <gherson at snet.net> wrote:
> When you read http://docs.plt-scheme.org/reference/ are you struck by the simplicity, or glad that you now have a http://docs.plt-scheme.org/guide/?
> How would you explain the parameterize command, at least as used in http://docs.plt-scheme.org/more/?
> BTW, I agree with the other emails of countervailing support arising in my complaint's aftermath; i see potential here or I would be elsewhere.
> thanks,
> george
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Ernie Smith <esmith at acanac.net>
> To: George Herson <gherson at snet.net>; PLT Scheme List <plt-scheme at list.cs.brown.edu>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 9:09:40 PM
> Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] More document (newbie)
> Simplifying the language??
> That would be a challenge.
> I don't think languages get much simpler.
> The only bloat, if any, can be attributed to that double edged sword
> standardization.
> The problem I find with getting up to speed isn't the language at all.
> It's me.
> 25 years of bloated languages addles the brain.
> Maybe you are experiencing something similar.
> Try not to think in terms of what you already know, come at it fresh.
> It's the unlearning curve that needs flattening.
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