[plt-scheme] A new version of Typed Scheme

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Tue Feb 23 20:05:48 EST 2010

Why does this revised guide repeatedly say "typed-scheme" instead of

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 5:09 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt <samth at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> In the current SVN version, and in the next release, Typed Scheme now
> has a new name.  Typed modules should now use the language
> `typed/scheme', or `typed/scheme/base', like this:
> #lang typed/scheme
> (: x Number)
> (define x 7)
> The `typed/scheme' language is like `scheme', but checked, and
> `typed/scheme/base' is like `scheme/base'.  I hope to add `typed/'
> versions of additional languages in the future.
> This change also brings with it a refactoring of the numeric hierarchy
> in Typed Scheme.  Numbers are now given more precise types, and
> several functions (such as `vector-ref') require more precise types.
> The existing `typed-scheme' language will continue to work as it did
> previously.
> Finally, the new release comes with a rewritten version of the guide
> to Typed Scheme, available soon at
> http://pre.plt-scheme.org/docs/html/ts-guide/.  I'm very interested in
> feedback on the new guide.
> --
> sam th
> samth at ccs.neu.edu
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