[plt-scheme] Scribble Problem in PLT Scheme 4.1.5

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sat Apr 25 11:33:47 EDT 2009

If you want to understand why they work and why they don't work, I
recommend the section on @ in the scribble manual.

Robby

On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 10:33 AM, Doug Williams
<m.douglas.williams at gmail.com> wrote:
> Matthias pointed that out to me. Unfortunately, braces generally work, too.
> In fact, that exact one worked until recently.  I'll go back and recode them
> all at some point.
>
> On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 9:29 AM, Robby Findler <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>
> wrote:
>>
>> You want square brackets in the itemize, not {} ones. Itemize expects
>> item arguments only, but with the {} you get spaces and newlines and
>> things like that as well.
>>
>> Robby
>>
>> On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 10:04 AM, Doug Williams
>> <m.douglas.williams at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I had the following in the Scribble documentation for the simulation
>> > collection.
>> >
>> > @defproc[(set-insert! (set set?) (item any/c) (priority real? 100))
>> > any]{
>> > Create a cell containing @scheme[item] and inserts it into @scheme[set]
>> > with
>> > the given @scheme[priority] according to the type of the set.
>> >
>> > @itemize{
>> >   @[email protected][#:fifo]--- at scheme[item] is inserted at the end of
>> > @scheme[set].  The @scheme[priority], if provided, is ignored.}
>> >   @[email protected][#:lifo]--- at scheme[item] is inserted at the beginning of
>> > @scheme[set].  The @scheme[priority], if provided, is ignored.}
>> >   @[email protected][#:priority]--- at scheme[item] is inserted into
>> > @scheme[set]
>> > according to the @scheme[priority].  If @scheme[priority] is not
>> > provided,
>> > the default value of @math{100} is used.}
>> >   }}
>> >
>> > That worked fine at the time version 3.3 of the simulation collection
>> > was
>> > built. [That was Nov. 27, 2008 according to the SVN log, but I'm not
>> > sure
>> > what version of PLT Scheme I had loaded at that time.] Now it gives a
>> > syntax
>> > error and points to the first item in the itemized list. Removing that
>> > one
>> > just moves the error the the second item.
>> >
>> > Moving the itemized list outside of the body of the defproc block
>> > removes
>> > the error. The closing brace (curly bracket) was moved from the end of
>> > the
>> > itemized list up before the itemized list.
>> >
>> > @defproc[(set-insert! (set set?) (item any/c) (priority real? 100))
>> > any]{
>> > Create a cell containing @scheme[item] and inserts it into @scheme[set]
>> > with
>> > the given @scheme[priority] according to the type of the set.}
>> >
>> > @itemize{
>> >   @[email protected][#:fifo]--- at scheme[item] is inserted at the end of
>> > @scheme[set].  The @scheme[priority], if provided, is ignored.}
>> >   @[email protected][#:lifo]--- at scheme[item] is inserted at the beginning of
>> > @scheme[set].  The @scheme[priority], if provided, is ignored.}
>> >   @[email protected][#:priority]--- at scheme[item] is inserted into
>> > @scheme[set]
>> > according to the @scheme[priority].  If @scheme[priority] is not
>> > provided,
>> > the default value of @math{100} is used.}
>> >   }
>> >
>> > Does anyone know what the problem is?
>> >
>> > The real problem is that building the Scribble documents failed when the
>> > simulation collection was downloaded from PLaneT using PLT Scheme 4.1.5.
>> > I've updated the PLaneT package so it loads now, but wonder if any other
>> > packages have a similar problem.
>> >
>> > Doug
>> >
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