[racket-dev] Removing Xexpr preference from Web Server

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Dec 6 11:53:18 EST 2010

I believe that this line of discussion is on target. Interoperability is
between boundaries. Our contract system is really good at finding and
interposing between these boundaries, so it is natural to use it in that
way. There is a notion of blame in interoperability too, when the cast


On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 9:46 AM, Matthias Felleisen <matthias at ccs.neu.edu>wrote:

> The interoperability comment just hit me. What we might be discovering is
> basically Jacob's thesis in practice. It isn't so much contracts+X that
> we're looking at to implement interoperability, but contracts =
> interop-stuff + blame-mechnism + possibly-more. Jay is trying to reuse the
> first part of this sum -- for purposes that Jacob's thesis seems to imply:
> contract-like stuff is good to establish interop invariants.
> Let's see whether the Lazy-Plain Racket experiment bears this out. --
> Matthias
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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