[racket] Cool Racket projects

From: Ray Racine (ray.racine at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Oct 29 01:12:13 EDT 2012

Did I say Mythical??? Of course I meant Magical, Mystical, or Marvelous.

On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 12:16 AM, Neil Toronto <neil.toronto at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 10/25/2012 12:02 PM, Ray Racine wrote:
>> Somewhat tangentially adjunct to the original topic, "any interest in
>> doing some cool racket project".  I'm attempting to put together a toy
>> map/reduce (actually more along the lines of the Scala Spark project)
>> engine over Racket Places to see how it goes.  If the toy works, combine
>> with Toronto's mythical ; )  TRMath collection + a TRPlot, is an
>> interesting amalgamation.
> Hey! I'm currently documenting!
> And then I write a @defproc section and realize, "Hey, I have no idea what
> the error is on this function!" So I write a bigfloat implementation, run
> more tests, make another approximation, tweak, fiddle, and curse a lot.
> Then I can write, "Yup, 4 ulps" in the docs.
> Long story short: be grateful, you big snot.
> Uh, that came out all wrong. It was supposed to be kinda tongue-in-cheek,
> but I think I chewed the slug a bit.
> Oh, BTW, Vincent recently made changes that should make the types on
> plot's exported functions a lot nicer. Specifically, keywords now play more
> nicely with optional arguments. Also, making plot's API more TR-friendly is
> definitely on my to-do list, mostly because I'm tired of not being able to
> plot in the same file I'm defining functions.
> Neil ⊥
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