[plt-scheme] Some PLT environment issues

From: hendrik at topoi.pooq.com (hendrik at topoi.pooq.com)
Date: Thu Oct 29 11:55:08 EDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 11:41:47AM -0400, Stephen Bloch wrote:
> On Oct 27, 2009, at 4:59 AM, Scott McLoughlin wrote:
> >4) Dr Scheme needs clean, simple revision control integration.
> I was talking to the BlueJ list about this a few months ago.  BlueJ,  
> like DrScheme, is a beginner-friendly development environment.  They  
> added cvs and svn integration a year or two ago, but only as a  
> collaboration tool -- there was no way (within the BlueJ environment)  
> to retrieve an old version, revert to an old version, etc.  I  
> suggested a model similar to a Web browser with "forward" and "back"  
> buttons: if you're already at the latest version, the "forward"  
> button is disabled.  This assumes that your cvs/svn/git/whatever  
> repository is linear, not branching, but that would cover a large  
> fraction of the cases for a tiny fraction of the complexity.  You'd  
> still need to go through a dialogue once to configure the connection  
> to the server, of course....

There's several viewers for the monotone revisin management system.
One is used on a public-access repository server; see 
http://mtn-host.prjek.net/ , pick a project ( I suggest "monotone" 
which has a lot of branch structure), click on its project info page 
link, click on "Source browser", and there you are.

By the way, monotone is distributed, and allows multiple heads in a 

-- hendrik

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