[plt-dev] Racket-tool bugs me; are we up for another poll?

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Apr 21 17:05:58 EDT 2010

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On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 2:51 PM, Robby Findler
<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> I know this message I'm about to write is a bit dangerous, but I'm
> going to give a try because I don't have the time to really try to do
> some brainstorming on IRC (which is what I should really do here).
> Caveats out of the way, I'm not sure excited about having
> "racket-tool" as a command that is mainstay of our distribution. It
> just feels to clunky to me.
> I mentioned this in private to Matthew and he suggested that we take a
> re-vote, removing some of the options from the list, but I think that
> the ordering we have already gives me a good sense of how that would
> go.
> So, instead, let me ask that people send me a pile of pairs of names
> and we try another round of voting where the functionality of the
> names is set (according to the last round of discussions), but where
> maybe the names change.
> So, here's a start for the pile (the first name would replace the name
> "racket" and the second name would replace the name "racket-tool"):
> - racket racket-tool
> - rkt rktool
> - racket rktool
> - racket mousekatool
> - racket tekcar
> - racket moblammo (two of the meanings of racket is a silly sounding thing)
> I'll ask for a poll sometime tomorrow when (presumably) there are no
> more suggestions coming.
> Robby
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
Assistant Professor / Brigham Young University

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