[racket] Does bug report advice apply to this mailing list - Don't include reference to collection(s)?

From: Neil Van Dyke (neil at neilvandyke.org)
Date: Tue May 15 01:03:19 EDT 2012

Don Green wrote at 05/14/2012 11:53 PM:
> I have been advised that when submitting bug reports I should not include
> 'required' statements that call my relevant collections.
> Question 1:  Should I copy any required collections directly into a copy of
> my module before sending it along with my question?  This would make the
> code immediatly executable.

For bug reports, it is good practice to try to provide a *pretty 
minimal* example that a person looking at the bug report can use to 
reproduce the bug.  This good practice is not specific to Racket.

> Q2: Does the same advice apply to submitting questions about code in this
> mailing list?  My guess is that it might be acceptable to submit code
> snipets as long as they are sufficient to be understood.  They might be
> commented upon although they certainly could not be run as-is.
> Thanks.

I suggest using your judgment.

Neil V.

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