[racket] What are the roles for teachpacks these days?

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Jul 12 15:54:18 EDT 2011

I don't have any plans to make the menu-based teachpacks work with
#lang languages. They all have require-based interfaces, tho (eg
(require 2htdp/image) and (require htdp/image)); are those not
sufficient somehow?


On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 12:35 PM, Danny Yoo <dyoo at cs.wpi.edu> wrote:
> So let's say that I'm designing a new #lang-implemented language.  I'd
> love to automatically work with teachpacks and other external modules.
>  So I can get require-like functionality with my language, and that
> seems to work ok.
> But when I click on Language/Add Teachpack, DrRacket responds by
> saying that teachpacks only work with the teaching languages.
> What's required for a #lang-implemented language to be treated as a
> teaching language, and what does it need to implement to get teachpack
> support?  Thanks!
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