[plt-scheme] minor suggestion/questions for tutorial on plt-webserver

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Aug 26 10:59:15 EDT 2009

Thanks! I updated it.

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 8:47 AM, Scott Hickey<sshickey at qwest.net> wrote:
> In the tutorial "Continue: Web Applications in PLT Scheme" in section 6
> "Advanced Flow Control", the sample code uses the symbol "make-url", which
> is incorrectly hyperlinked to the docs for the struct url in the module
> net/url . My suggestion is to rename this to something other than make-url
> so that it is less confusing to a newbie.
> Of course, this leads me to next two questions:
> 1) Since make-??? is automatically defined for structs, is considered a good
> Scheme practice not to use the make prefix for anything other than structs?

I do it a lot.

> 2) If a person wanted to leave the name make-url, how would you tell
> scribble not to create the hyperlink to the net/url document page?

A simple way is to use @schemeidfont rather than @scheme


> Scott Hickey
> Senior Consultant
> Object Partners, Inc.
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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