[racket] Poll: Does anybody besides Doug use 'plot'?

From: Neil Toronto (neil.toronto at gmail.com)
Date: Sat Oct 1 14:51:30 EDT 2011

On 10/01/2011 12:18 PM, Neil Van Dyke wrote:
> Neil Toronto wrote at 10/01/2011 01:50 PM:
>> On 10/01/2011 10:44 AM, Neil Van Dyke wrote:
>>> 1. Call the new library "plot2", and make "plot" be a compatibility
>>> layer for "plot2". Add pointers in strategic locations of "plot" parts
>>> of documentation, saying telling reader probably want to use "plot2" for
>>> new development.
>> That's what Robby wants. I've tried it that way as well. It works fine.
>> My main problem with it is when *future* users search for "plot" in
>> the documentation. They'd get the pointers in strategic locations,
>> yes, but users don't always read text. And the pointers would have to
>> be in a lot of places.
> If the problem with option #1 is users looking at "plot" documentation
> and not seeing the "DON'T USE THIS, USE PLOT2" warnings... I'll
> volunteer to edit "collects/plot/plot.scrbl" to try to avoid this problem.

Oh, I is good at that. I rite good. But I'd be very happy to have you 
look it over after I push it. Users always read things a little 
differently than devs, as you well know.

> Option #1 seems like an easy way to go, from what I can see.

Okay, you've almost got me convinced again. I'm so wishy-washy. Sorry, Eli.

You know what would convince me the most? Find me a great name for the 
new library that contains the word "plot". It should be clever and sound 

Neil "Fickle" T

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