[racket] online check syntax error display tweak

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Fri Sep 9 11:58:23 EDT 2011

I thought about that, but I didn't want it to overlap the text and I
didn't want it to slide everything over to make space.

What if there was a keybinding that jumped you to the right place?


On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 10:56 AM, Vincent St-Amour <stamourv at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> I like it.
> However with the highlight on the right, I find it kind of hard to
> correlate the highlight with the relevant code, which is likely to be
> on the left side. Wouldn't it be easier if the highlight was in the
> left margin?
> Vincent
> At Thu, 8 Sep 2011 22:48:47 -0500,
> Robby Findler 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
>> Robby
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