[racket] scribble/lp: comments stripped, how to stop?

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sat Apr 21 21:07:41 EDT 2012

Do you use 

#reader scribble/comment-reader
(place-image ROCKET X ... MTSCN)

to write down code blocks? It installs a reader that can cope with comments. 

On Apr 21, 2012, at 4:53 PM, Deren Dohoda wrote:

> I have finally started learning scribble for use in literate
> programming to break away from noweb for Racket. It's quite excellent,
> I am glad to be making the switch. Thank everyone for their work. I
> miss the math of latex but it isn't a dealbreaker.
> However, part of writing code is commenting the code for reminders of
> why little bits are the way they are. The problem is that the scribble
> HTML output has stripped all comments from the chunks. I have tried
> digging down into scribble/lp but I must admit the guts are outside my
> ability to understand. I'm guessing it is because the reader has
> already stripped comments from the syntax by the time Racket gets to
> the "chunk" syntax rule. The one bit that seems to indicate it strips
> comments (code:comment) never seems to be used anywhere. I know that
> there are code examples with comments in the Racket documentation. Is
> there any way to keep code comments preserved in the scribbled view of
> chunks?
> Thanks,
> Deren
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