[plt-scheme] Re: SRFI documentation

From: Hugh Myers (hsmyers at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Jun 30 12:30:56 EDT 2009

Little point? Using SRFI-13 as an example, printed, it runs to 30
pages. Printed duplex, runs to 15.

1. you dislike trees?
2. you disdain manuals (printed that is)?

I understand that 'real' scheme programmers don't need documentation,
but this seems a little extreme.


On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 10:24 AM, Eli Barzilay<eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> On Jun 30, Hugh Myers wrote:
>> The process of converting from HTML to PDF is not a 'new' problem---
>> so yes it could magically be done.
> Most of the manuals are written in scribble form, which has rendering
> backends for latex and for html.  The srfi and r6rs documentations are
> used "as is" -- directly from the respective sources, and there is a
> thin wrapper that arranges the index.  There is little point in
> turning them into PDF form within the context of PLT.
> --
>          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
>                    http://barzilay.org/                   Maze is Life!

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