[racket] Sweet expressions; or making it easier to introduce Racket to me and my coworkers :-)

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Jul 19 22:04:10 EDT 2011

On Jul 19, 2011, at 9:28 PM, Hendrik Boom wrote:

> My son tried  to gat a web site working using the RAcket web engine.  In 
> the end, he failed.  He had rented virtual machine from a server 
> provider, and discovered that Racket just used too much active memory 
> for that configuration to be practical.  Every now and then his 
> virtual machine would blow up in memory usage and crash.  Given more 
> real memory, or maybe a machine to itself, it might have worked 
> quite well.  He eventually switched other software, despite having a 
> kind of love aaffair with Scheme.

Not that I can contradict you -- you were there with your son, I wasn't -- it would be really helpful to get more details on stories like that as soon as they happen. 

Racket is used on commercial contexts by web companies so it wouldn't just help us but them too. 

-- Matthias

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