[plt-scheme] Re: bug installing PLAI language in 4.1.5?

From: Benjamin L.Russell (DekuDekuplex at Yahoo.com)
Date: Tue Mar 31 09:10:27 EDT 2009

On Tue, 31 Mar 2009 07:04:13 -0600, Jay McCarthy
<jay.mccarthy at gmail.com> wrote:

>On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 7:00 AM, Benjamin L.Russell
><DekuDekuplex at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> It's just unusual that the username for the 'planet fileinject'
>> command is 'plt', and not my username, 'Benjamin'. ?I would not have
>> been able to deduce this part on my own. ?Is there a special reason
>> for this particular username?
>The username is the username of the producer of the package on PLaneT.
>On PLaneT, each package author has an account that their packages are
>associated with. In this case, the PLaneT account is "plai", so that's
>what you use. In contrast, if you were to install one of my personal
>packages, the username would be "jaymccarthy". If you got an untyped
>package, it would "untyped". The username provides a way of allowing
>different parties to have packages with the "same" name, ie.
>untyped/scheme and cce/scheme.

Interesting!  Thank you, Jay.  I'll be sure to keep that in mind if
and when using the planet command-line tool in the future.

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