[racket] online check syntax error display tweak

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Fri Sep 9 10:34:23 EDT 2011


Why is the string yellow?


On Friday, September 9, 2011, Grant Rettke <grettke at acm.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 10:48 PM, Robby Findler
> <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>> I've changed how online check syntax reports errors. Instead of
>> hilighting the source location in gold, it puts a little reddish thing
>> in the right-hand margin where the error is. The goal is to make this
>> less obtrusive in, say, lecture, but also to make it less painful for
>> those among us who edit programs in such a way as to keep the parens
>> always balanced.
>> Let me know if you think it is an improvement or not
> That sounds good, it is how IntelliJ Idea works. Basically on the
> right side you've got little lines to notify of:
> errors: red
> warnings: yellow
> todos: blue
> white block: change (actually shows up on the left near the gutter but
> not in it)
> Here is an example:
> http://www.image-share.com/ipng-913-53.html
> To top it off there is a status "box" on the status bar, which just
> shows the "health" of the file. In this example it is red, because
> there are errors present.
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