[racket] `def' ?

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Thu May 10 16:44:18 EDT 2012

On May 10, 2012, at 1:00 PM, Matthias Felleisen wrote:

> I will assert something about readability: 
> Racket programs look heavy when compared with Haskell programs. 
> This is probably true for Python instead of Haskell, too. It is also true for ML. I conjecture that part of that heaviness comes from wide lines, long names, deep nesting. Who knows. I don't even know how to measure this kind of property. 
> At this point, I can express certain ideas more easily in Racket than in Haskell, Python, ML or whatever, which is why I am fine. But if this advantage ever disappeared, heaviness would definitely be a factor to weigh. 



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