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

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Mar 31 10:04:21 EDT 2009

Thanks for bringing this up -- I've added a section to the docs that
explains this process for others who might run into these problems.


On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 8:10 AM, Benjamin L.Russell
<DekuDekuplex at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 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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