[plt-scheme] teachpacks vs. require

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon Jan 11 16:16:21 EST 2010


On Jan 11, 2010, at 3:55 PM, Stephen Bloch wrote:

> It seems to me that "require" can do anything that "Add  
> Teachpack..." can do, and much more.  The biggest practical  
> difference seems to be that the set of loaded teachpacks is  
> remembered from one DrScheme startup to the next, regardless of what  
> source file you're looking at, whereas "require"s are in source  
> files.  Which makes a lot more sense.  Am I missing something  
> obvious?  Is there any reason I should use teachpacks, other than  
> ease of typing the first example on Day 1?
> Stephen Bloch
> sbloch at adelphi.edu
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