[plt-scheme] behaviour of void?

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Thu Feb 5 21:04:38 EST 2009

Yep, the Hamlet support code.

What I was hoping you would get out of the "Eliza-over-the-network"
suggestion was not gilding on a lily, but the idea that it could serve
to simulate a (simple) Turing test.

On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 8:47 PM, Prabhakar Ragde <plragde at uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> Shriram Krishnamurthi wrote:
>>> How about a chat server?
>> Or Eliza-over-the-network.
> A few years ago, you folks provided a small teachpack to one of the
> TeachScheme! workshops that did TCP connect/send/receive. I used that to set
> my students a chat program exercise, where the chat was between two DrScheme
> interaction windows on different machines. Graphics in this case would be
> gilding the lily, as would running Eliza over the network instead of on one
> machine. Do we really have to tart things up in order to sell them to
> students? (I'm sorry if I'm being curmudgeonly. When I tell my students that
> Facebook Chat was written in Erlang, they perk up. But that doesn't mean I
> want them programming Facebook Chat in my course.) --PR

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