[plt-scheme] Overview of the various pieces of PLT?

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Sun May 3 02:03:57 EDT 2009

On May  3, i j wrote:
> * Is everything listed at <http://docs.plt-scheme.org/> included with
> PLT?


> * Is "DrScheme" just the IDE, or does it include other pieces of PLT
> as well? (What main pieces does it rely upon?)

DrScheme is the IDE.  It is part of the PLT Scheme installers, with a
bunch of other stuff.

> * Is the PLT IDE itself written in Scheme?


> * Is MrED the GUI toolkit for PLT?


> Is it written from scratch, or is it implemented in a C GUI toolkit
> like GTK+ or Qt?

It is based on a fork of wxwindows.

> * If I install *just* MzScheme, what pieces of PLT will I not have?

A lot.  The mzscheme distribution is intended mostly for installation
on servers.

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