[plt-dev] Whither DrRacket Tools

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Apr 27 19:00:07 EDT 2010

That'ms something that would have to be part of the (newish)
read-language stuff. Ie, drracket would have to ask your language for
a submit predicate and the use it in the repl, I guess. At least
that's what would be the easiest change to make.


On Tuesday, April 27, 2010, Jay McCarthy <jay.mccarthy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Danny reported a bug in my datalog package, so I've been updating it
> to the recent versions, while doing it I thought I would try removing
> the need for the Dr... tool. The new color-lexer is really nice for
> getting syntax highlighting in the module language, so I was able to
> do that. The only two things I can't do are getting a different
> comment character (%) and getting a different REPL submit predicate.
> The first is easy to add. The second is more worrisome, because in my
> current implementation it is part of the "Mode" rather than the tool
> itself.
> Any pointers for implementing the second as a language info key? I'm
> pretty much totally lost when I try to follow the DrRacket source.
> Rather than just email Robby, I thought I'd email the list to get more
> press for the q/a.
> Jay
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