[racket] Is racket-lang.org written in Racket?

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Jul 2 05:58:54 EDT 2012

Do you mean something like this:


On Sun, Jul 1, 2012 at 11:59 PM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
> Ian Tegebo wrote at 07/01/2012 08:27 PM:
>> I'm working through the web app docs and wanted to see how planet had
>> been implemented.  As an exercise, I was looking to add features to
>> planet.  Starting from the current version seems most appropriate.  In
>> particular, I find myself doing in-page searches that become tiresome
>> due to categorization, e.g. "db.plt" is listed in both "Network and
>> Protocols" and "Input/Output and Filesystem".
> I think it would be nice if the PLaneT server exposed a public HTTP + JSON
> interface.  Even one that only dumped the entire set of PLaneT package
> metadata, without detailed querying, would be helpful.
> Currently, with the PLaneT server providing only the HTTP + HTML interface,
> one would have to scrape PLaneT with the "html-parsing" library or similar.
> (You definitely don't want to know how the McFly Tools package currently
> implements checking what are the current PLaneT versions.)
> Maybe, if someone volunteers to do an implementation of a simple
> dump-all-metadata HTTP + JSON interface, it could be deployed at some point.
> To make deploying it practical, I imagine the implementation would have to
> be of conspicuously high quality; otherwise, merely vetting someone else's
> code can be much more work than simply implementing it oneself in the first
> place.
> Neil V.
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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